Tag Archive: cVEDS

Valdimar and the two tallest men in Iceland

Diagnosis was my turning point

My story began with disappointments. I was playing soccer, qualifying for the Icelandic national team try-outs, and having to cancel due to injuries. I was injured most of my athletic career, I pushed through but I was in continuous pain. The mental aspect of being injured was, in my case, far worse than the physical
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cVEDS | People need to hear my husband’s story

My husband has Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. He was the typical case that wasn’t caught until he was older. When he was about 20, he swatted at a wasp and his arm dislocated. The surgeon that did the surgery knew there was something more going on because of the severity of the tips and tears. It was
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