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Day 3: “Comfort Food” Dress

This dress is the clothing equivalent of “comfort food.” This morning, I really needed my comfy dress.

One year ago I was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis. The disease is also called ‘bamboo spine’ which makes me think of cute little panda bears, instead of the beast this thing is. Basically AS (as it’s unaffectionately known) attacks my spine and other large joints, causing inflammation. During ‘flare ups,’ I’ll experience sharp pain whenever I move. Recently, my rheumatologist put me on a new medication that requires bi-weekly shots. Today was the first day that we did the shot ourselves at our house.

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