I made a new account to tell you all something you probably don't give a **** about, feel free to next if you don't want to read a lot of text.
I live in sweden in a little ***** town, and two years ago i went to the hospital for an x-ray on my ****** up knee.
The doctors took blood samples and all that stuff and then i went home, then i got called to the hospital again and my mom was confused about why i needed to go back to the hospital, but didn't think much of it she had a meeting so she could not follow me there anyway (i was 17 at this point).
So i had to go alone, when i got to the hospital i was taken to a room and the doctor said "you might want to sit down for what am about to tell you", so i sat down in a chair thinking something like "what the **** i don't need to sit down for **** but fine".
Then he looked down at the floor and said three words.
Those three words changed my world...."you are dying".
I could not move, i was in shock, he then continued and it got worse, the conversation was something like this.
Doc: you are dying and we don't know why.
Me: how...how am i dying?
Doc: your body is decaying and we dont know why but...(long explanation about stuff i didn't understand).
Me: okay i don't really understand but... how long do i have?
Doc: well it's not certain but you could maybe live till your 36-38 at best...im...im sorry.
And i just walked out and went home, i knew that they would send a letter home so i waited for it checked the mailbox everyday to be sure i could get my hands on it before any of my parents so they wouldn't know about it.
I recently turned 19 and it doesn't seem like alot but i realise that it's half my life and it's scary to think that i will not live to see alot of stuff like grandchildren, a mars colony or half-life 3.
So my situation is that my body heals wounds crazy fast, but the new cells are defective and don't do their job to keep me alive so i basically i got at max 17-19 more years to live. And im the only known person that has it.
(oh yeah the disease i have has no name and no cure that kind of sucks)