01
JUN
2017

Sharing the Fight: Chanel’s Story

Just two weeks after her honeymoon, Chanel was diagnosed with scleroderma. Though dependent on oxygen and feeding tubes, she was determined to live her life to the fullest and began sharing her story in a blog titled “The Tube-Fed Wife.” This inspiring video, Episode 3 of the...
31
MAY
2017

Taking A Chance: Dan’s Story

Dan Muscat, a jeweler from St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, was diagnosed with systemic scleroderma in 2014. The disease progressed so rapidly that within days, just walking became extremely difficult, and within a year, he couldn’t bend his knees enough to drive, couldn’t turn his...
01
JUN
2017

A Lifetime Struggle Goes Viral: Lisa’s Story

Lisa Goodman-Helfand’s scleroderma story starts earlier than most; she was diagnosed at the age of 10. Though she struggled with external symptoms for years, her internal organs remained unaffected until just after her freshman year of college, when a test revealed sclerosis on...
01
JUN
2017

Taking Charge: Nancy’s Story

Holistic nutritionist Nancy Morency was diagnosed with systemic scleroderma in 2012. Committed to holistic health practices, she was reluctant to try the drugs her doctors recommended. But then her condition worsened.
01
JUN
2017

So Many Battles: Bobbie Jo’s Story

If you have one autoimmune disease, your chances for getting others increase. And no one knows that better than Bobbie Jo. She was first diagnosed with mixed connective tissue disease in 1982, and then lupus and Sjogren’s syndrome shortly afterward.
31
MAY
2017

From Volunteer to Patient: Saville’s Story

When successful entrepreneur Saville Kellner was asked to support the Cool Comedy – Hot Cuisine scleroderma fundraiser in Los Angeles, he enthusiastically agreed...
31
MAY
2017

A Team Effort: Joyce & Kim’s Story

Joyce Roby-Washington turned to her old friend Kim for support when her mother and father passed away, within two years of each other. The relationship grew from friendship to something more, but when Kim proposed, Joyce hesitated.