Adapt, Overcome, Laugh, Rinse, Repeat.

This blog is named The Mighty Turtle, because turtles are so well at adapting.  They did outlive the        dinosaurs.  Go ahead, look it up.  We’ll wait…

Life with or without scleroderma and/or sarcoidosis has its challenges.   There are places with resources, inspiration and  fine examples of patient advocacy.  This is not one of those places.


Karen Vasquez is a writer, comedian and blogger. She has been muddling her way through the VA Health Care System, and private practitioners using health insurance since 1994. She aadvocates for herself imperfectly, and shares her experiences as a cautionary tale. Karen lives in Los Angeles, California.

To contact Karen by email use TurtleMighty(at)gmail(dot)com.










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