Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK (SRUK)
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Systemic sclerosis

Systemic sclerosis

I just wanted to say that anything is achievable if you prepared to work towards it. Yes it's hard, some days are so tough I just wanted to cry, i hurt, i ached, i lost believe, i forgot why wanted to do it, i lost focus but...... on Sunday I competed London Marathon.... Yup all 26.2 miles. I walked for a mile between 16 and 17 and again between 22 and 23 but I finished and got my medal in 7 hours 26 mins (yes I know it's slow) ! I am amazed at myself and stunned into silence by the unwavering support of my husband. Take that systemic sclerosis.... as you were people !!

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Well done, be so proud of yourself 😁 x

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Thank you x x x

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Hi Sylvia, wow, well done you!! Shout it from the roof tops, its the equivalent of climbing Everest. Wear that medal with pride. Sending hugs x

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I am very happy with myself! If my post helps just 1 person have some faith then it was worth it

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Well done, timings doing matter it’s the taking part.

Nice to have a medal as a reminder to show off🏅🤸🏾‍♀️

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Hey hon, glad you posted this amazing achievement of yours. I think you should contact SRUK and get them to do an article about your achievement in the next newsletter! It is very inspiring for people to hear about what you managed...despite having scleroderma! You go girl! Lxxxxxxx

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Thanks sweetie. I worried people would think I was bragging or belittling their personal struggles.

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Well done indeed. You must be so proud. Xxxx

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I am thank you. I won't lie man it was tough !! Lol

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Wow! What a fantastic achievement! Well done😊

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Thank you x x

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Hi Silvia. Good job! You must feel so proud of yourself. Your achievement brings hope to the rest of us. Way to go girl!!!!

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Thank you so much. I won't lie and say it was easy but the day was amazing and will stay with me forever. The day was easier than the months of training, but so worth the tears, pain, aches, muscle fatigue, sleepless nights!

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Fantastic!! Well done you. Massive effort and every one of us here knows what it takes. Big congrats to you

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Thank you so much x x

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What an amazing achievement, well done.

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Thank you

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Well done that’s amazing. It’s great to hear some positive news. Xx

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Thanks hunni

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From Napa California USA - I'm very very happy for you!! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻😄😄

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Thanks

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