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So often I focus on what I need to do for the big appointment. After documenting and trying everything I can think of that I can do, I carefully prepare myself to have a great appointment. I have put a shocking amount of time into contemplating the pros and cons of dressing and grooming as I do or to look how I feel. Those of us with chronic illness (in particular those with rare illnesses) are well aware of the pros and cons…especially women. I have also spend time carefully wording what I am going to say to make sure that I don’t say anything that will be misunderstood. That has failed plenty. When I first started getting sick, the doctors that I went to decided to “play with me.” They even said so. Any word I said was twisted endlessly. This had a horrible impact on me and left…

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