How do you fight an illness that makes your own body destroy itself? This is my journal about living with a rare autoimmune disorder.
Part of my aim in writing this series is to raise awareness about Wegener’s Granulomatosis. I want to reach out to patients who’re suffering from Wegener’s. Together, we can share our trials and triumphs against this disease.
They say what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. That’s exactly how I feel after being diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disorder three years ago.
Just a few minutes into my sleep, I sensed a mild smell of blood. Then, I felt a strange ‘liquid’ flowing from my nose into the back of my throat. I immediately woke up and ran to the toilet. I spit out the ‘liquid’. It was blood. Then, my nose started to bleed heavily. It took me almost ten minutes to stop the bleeding. Well, that’s part and parcel of…