fbpx
My Myositis Story

My Myositis Story

by Guest Author, Lakita Smith

Hey, my name is Lakita Smith and I’ve been dealing with my rare disease for about three years, going on four.

I found out in June 2013 that I had lupus, and then around December 2014 I went in to the hospital and found out that I have dermatomyositis.

It’s been hard for me to do different things but I still have my strength and I try to do something different everyday. My muscles hurts at times and I get out of breath, but I use my inhaler.

As part of the dermatomyositis, I also have lung disease along with the muscle disease. All these diseases are a mix and a part of living with dermatomyositis.

I am living life just right and looking forward to the future when one day my doctor tells me that I don’t have this disease anymore!

Tags:

Author:

View more information: Lakita

0 Comments

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

© 2020 Myositis Support and Understanding Association (MSU). All rights reserved. | View our Privacy Policy, Terms, and Non-Discrimination policy. MSU is a charitable organization with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. Federal ID #47-4570748.

The best way to prevent catching or spreading coronavirus is thorough hand washing, social distancing, and social isolation. Should you begin experiencing symptoms of coronavirus, which include fever, cough, and shortness of breath, please contact your doctor immediately. View COVID-19 resources and updates, and stay tuned to your state, local, and federal health agencies, along with the CDC.

Log in with your credentials

or    

Forgot your details?

Register

Send this to a friend