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To my children, from your mother with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

Read this story online at The Mighty. Dear kids, My favourite part of every day happens long after you’ve fallen asleep. I quietly slip into your rooms and watch you doze. A smile creeps over my face as I catch … Continue reading

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It took me 26 years to get diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

Read this story online at The Mighty In the early days of our relationship, my then boyfriend (now husband of 14 years) would laugh when I stumbled during our walks. He assumed I did it to get closer to him. … Continue reading

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The moment I decided to stop hiding my braces, slings and crutches in photographs

Read this story online at The Mighty. It was a perfect night at the beach. The warm breeze tickled my face as I watched my two children chase each other towards the rock pier. My husband’s hand felt strong in … Continue reading

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