I took my stitches out myself

What a strange but oddly satisfying experience to cut and then to pull little plastic strings out from under your skin... I'm glad they are gone: they were bunching up the skin strangely and it's nice to more comfortably lie on my left side again. Cocoa butter to smooth out any scarring! Soon will forget …

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Just got my results back!

Drumroll... Yes I have dermatomyositis! Only someone else who also spent several months thinking they had muscular dystrophy can appreciate just how exciting that is. When I first went to the specialist he almost immediately thought it was dermatomyositis because he could see the redness on my hands that I had hardly noticed, and he …

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