Scleroderma Offered Me a Path to Self-acceptance

Scleroderma Offered Me a Path to Self-acceptance

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Scleroderma Offered Me a Path to Self-acceptance

We all face a lot of pressure to appear perfect — educated, attractive, healthy, capable, and independent. This can be a big pair of shoes for a “normal,” healthy person to fill. Now imagine how difficult it is for someone with a chronic, debilitating illness to check all of those boxes. Living with a rare disease like scleroderma can affect the way we see and interact with the world, and the way we look at…

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