Skintight – a Column by Dinah Chong Watkins

Dinah is a columnist sending you the good word from sunny California. Diagnosed with scleroderma in 1996, she grapples (literally) with the condition. She likes piña coladas, long walks on the beach, and is counting on her husband’s 401K to provide all that.

Don’t Cry for Me, Scleroderma

It was one of those “oops!” moments — the express elevator down to your gut when you realize you hit “Reply All” by mistake. My inbox dinged — a lame substitute for the “You Got Mail” jingle — and I read the message in which the sender referred to me…