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Murrieta makes national news.  Nice work.  Not everyone in Murrieta is like this.  How did these residents have time?   Maybe someone else is cleaning their home, or watching their kids.  What?  Sending immigrants to a border patrol station (of all things!).  Sad.  
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What I Would Tell My 23 Year-Old Self, Newly Diagnosed with Sclerodema, Part 2
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Thank You, Queen Latifah. That Was A Perfect Amount of Scleroderma
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What I Would Tell My 23 Year-Old Newly Diagnosed With Scleroderma Self Part 2
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Read this great article for +Disruptive Women in Health Care by Christy McCaffrey, founder of Project Scleroderma.
 
National Scleroderma Awareness Month is almost over, but the quest to raise awareness surrounding this oftentimes devastating autoimmune disorder never ends for Christy McCaffrey. After losing her mother to the disease in 2009, Christy founded Project Scleroderma, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness and shedding light on the battle Scleroderma patients must fight every day. Christy shares what she's been up to, and how she works to keep her mother's memory alive: http://bit.ly/1wC7dpf
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Hi, I moved to blogspot because I thought I could not learn how to use wordpress.  Instead of learning what I needed to do, I ran from it.  Thank you for sticking with me.  I have issues, but if you have been paying attention, you know this.  I'm posting at...
Hi, I moved to blogspot because I thought I could not learn how to use wordpress.  Instead of learning what I needed to do, I ran from it.  Thank you for sticking with me.  I have issues, but if you have been paying attention...
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What I Would Tell My 23 Year-Old Self When I Was First Diagnosed With Scleroderma Part 1
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What I Would Tell My 23 Year-Old Self, Newly Diagnosed with Sclerodema, Part 2
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This has nothing to do with #scleroderma  Awareness Month.  But like in life, I live with scleroderma and I like to see things not related to scleroderma to remind me it may be a great big part of my life, but it does not define me.  
Take the time to view these photographs.  The stark contrast between a city near the soccer stadium in Brazil, and a beach in Ipeonema is something to see.  One that affected me the most, was the last picture of a young girl looking out the car window.  I'm not going to say what country she is from, you will have to see it yourself.  She looks like she could be from the United States.  I have heard so many Americans call people of this region savages and I wish I had a picture like this to show them when  I have heard so many Americans call people of this region savages and I wish I had a picture like this to show them at the time..I want to show them that these people they had never met before, are just like them, not by looks, but the share the same  need to take care of their own families.  
The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world
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Adapt, Overcome, Laugh, Rinse, Repeat. Not necessarily in that order.
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I write this blog to share my experiences and if anyone can learn something from my failures or successes, cool.  I am not a doctor, but I could play one on TV. Bring your sense of humor and irreverence.  No topic is "sacred".   I write about whatever inspires me, pisses me off or makes me laugh.  

My hands are severely damaged from scleroderma, so there will by typos.   Just go with it. 

Turtle is much easier to spell than scleroderma or sarcoidosis.  The original name of my blog was Scleroderma, Sarcoidosis and Box Wine.  No one could remember the name.  I thought The Mighty Turtle just sounded cool.  It doesn't mean anything, but turtles did adapt to out live the dinosaurs, so there's that.  

and Twitter @TurtleMighty
Read my blog:  www.themightyturtle.com
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Best Sister since 1974, I not proud to admit that I once ate dog meat in what I thought was a salami sandwich,, while drunk in a third world country, entirely by accident. Please don't tell my dog.
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  • Viterbo University
    Psychology, 1994 - 1999
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  • The Mighty Turtle
    Writer, happy go lucky life participant., 2009 - present
    I write. Some people read it. Tell your friends!
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