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Gerie’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Hi, my breast cancer story began in March 2015, just before my 60th birthday, with an abnormal finding on my routine annual mammogram. Three days later, I was having an ultrasound. The radiologist could see something, but suggested I return in 3 months for a follow-up ultrasound to see if …

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Stacy’s Story (Lupus)

Hi, my name is Stacy Tann. This journey started for me in the year of 2012. I started out having bad headaches, sore muscles, mouth ulcers, extreme fatigue and major joint pain. After going to my primary care physician twice and having no clear vision of what was going on, …

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Della’s Story (Obesity)

This past January, I weighed 354 lbs, and my son weighed 543lbs. We were both basically home bound. Our bodies hurt all over so badly from the weight, we could hardly move or get out of the house. We could have no social life. I never went outside. Our family …

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Amy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

On January 2, 2015, I had a routine mammogram. The following Monday, I was called back for a repeat mammogram/sonogram, which I did that Wednesday. That Friday, I met with the best breast surgeon in Queens, who sent me for a biopsy on Monday, January 12th. On January 15th, I …

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