For Teri, living with scleroderma means not only managing physical challenges but also lack of control she feels while doing so. “Scleroderma is part of my conscious mind every day,” she says. “In addition to the physical ramifications, my days are colored by anxiety…I want my kids to have their mother and my husband to have his partner for as long as possible.”
Teri faces the uncertainty of her future by supporting scleroderma research. “I feel a little more in control of my illness by donating to the SRF,” she says. One way she likes to do this is through AmazonSmile, an Amazon program that automatically donates to your preferred charity when you shop. “Every time I click “Add to cart” I’m helping someone to live a better and longer life,” Teri says. “I feel proud to be a part of this global effort to find a cure.”
Thank you, Teri, for joining us in driving science forward. It’s because of people like you that the SRF can stay singularly focused on finding better treatments and, ultimately, a cure.