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Spotlight: FLAGC Member Allison Awarded by the NCWA

The Fight Like a Girl Club would like to spotlight one of our members and Power Story writers, Allison Healy, who was recently awarded by the National Collegiate Wrestling Association for her bravery in battling multiple serious medical conditions, including RSD/CRPS, Gastroparesis/Intestinal Dysmotility/DTP, and POTS/Dysautonomia. Allison was chosen for the award after …

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Don’t Romanticize the Fact That I’m Dying

The latest buzz on the internet is a new television show called Red Band Society. I’ve read a few reviews of the show that were written by chronically or terminally ill teens who had watched the pilot. Their reviews made me worried that chronic or terminally illnesses wouldn’t be portrayed …

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The Light at the End

You may or may not have noticed my absence the past couple of months. The fault is entirely my own, and to be honest it’s because I just couldn’t find the words. Ironic for a writer when words are what you depend on. But after every negative pregnancy test I became more …

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The Great “What If?”

Something I have found lately since starting infertility treatments is that I am much more sensitive to people’s comments now. I completely understand that a lot of people don’t really think about what they say before they  say it and of course a lot may not know our situation but …

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In The Garden of Thoughts by Dodinsky Book Review

Do you sometimes feel disconnected? Like somehow life stuff took over and left you stranded on a baron path in the middle of nowhere? Have you ever looked in the mirror and asked yourself who the person looking back at you is? We’ve all been there. Somewhere along the way …

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Finish Line

I think when you face a chronic disease you always find yourself thinking about “The Finish Line”. When the fighting is over, when your done, and when everything is just finished. I feel like I am facing that now. As many of you know I have been trying Lupron shots. …

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