• I was diagnosed in 2013 with Thyroid Cancer. When I found out I was scared, nervous and worried about what life would be like moving forward.

    - Doris Mensah, read the full story
  • In November 2015 I lost all my hair due to an autoimmune disease called Alopecia. It is an autoimmune disease that attacks your hair follicles and causes your hair to fall out.

    - McKenna Reitz, read the full story
  • I was first diagnosed in 2015 but took it as reality in 2017, and if I could compare my emotions to something at that time, it felt like a death sentence.

    - Juliannah Adeoye, read the full story
  • I was diagnosed in November 2015, with ulcerative colitis. At that moment I didn’t really know what that meant, or how it would impact my life.

    - Ijmal Razi Haider, read the full story
  • Hi my name is Avery Allmond and i am so thrilled to share my rare disease story about living life with a disease called MOGAD.

    - Avery Allmond, read the full story
  • I was diagnosed January 2021- so it is a very recent diagnosis for me. I lost sight in my left eye December 2019 and saw ophthalmologist throughout the year.

    - Sala White, read the full story
  • On February 14, 2018 I began to experience numbness on the Left side of my body and I was unsure why, which freaked me out a bit.

    - Shayla clark, read the full story
  • I was diagnosed in October 2019 with Dermatomyositis. It had taken a serious toll on my life where I began to lose muscle mass (almost 30lbs worth).

    - Naana Dei, read the full story
  • In January 2012, I woke up one morning, stepped out of bed, and could not put weight on my foot; it felt broken.

    - Asa Suriano, read the full story
  • I’m Morgan Colen and I was first diagnosed with Alopecia Areata at the age of three. I was too young to remember the details of the triggering event.

    - Morgan Colen, read the full story
  • I'm Mike (@mindfully.mike on instagram) and I have had an amazing, terrifying, confusing, beautiful life! So, my health journey is pretty all over the place,

    - Mike B, read the full story
  • I was diagnosed with Graves Disease in 2010 through my annual physical exam. I should have known something was off due to the occasional chest tightness and heart palpitations I  had experienced.

    - Tisha Burgess, read the full story
  • I was diagnosed with GRAVES’ Disease “officially” April 15, 2019. I say “officially” because of the back-and-forth, in-&-out of doctors’ offices were exhausting prior to my official diagnosis.

    - Te’Ara Spears, read the full story
  • My name is Hailey Decker and I am 6 years old. Back in 2019 at the age of 4 my mom noticed that my hair, eyelashes and eyebrowswas were falling out rapidly.

    - Hailey Decker, read the full story
  • I was diagnosed in September of 2011 at the age of 19. Autoimmune disorder took a major toll on my body.

    - Shakirat Abolurin, read the full story
  • I am an autoimmune warrior, living my life full of balance and lifestyle! I’ve had Type 1 Diabetes for 26 years (diagnosed 1995) and Crohn's since 2013.

    - Melissa Wilkinson, read the full story
  • I’m Ashley I was diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome or GBS(and then after multiple relapses and persistent symptoms Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy or CIDP)

    - Ashley, read the full story
  • You have Scleroderma" three words said to me 13 years ago that would forever change my life!

    - Silvia, read the full story
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