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Sharonda’s Story (Lupus)

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Lupus affects your kidneys, heart, lungs, joints, skin, weight, gives you severe anemia and fatigue, and some patients even have hair loss. Seems like a lot, huh? Well, it gets worst. They never tell you how these sicknesses affect you MENTALLY more than anything. I’ve been feeling really insecure lately, …

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Stephanie’s Story (Epilepsy)

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I have been fighting with Epilepsy for over 10 years now and with that, I have been dealing with migraines. Just recently I found out that I have a blood disorder. However, I wake up with a smile on my face and tell my husband and everyone around me that …

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Joan’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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When I was 47, I found out that I had stage 3 breast cancer. I had 2 months of chemotherapy to shrink the tumor. I then had a mastectomy and 37 treatments of radiation. My family was with me every step of the way. It has been 10 years since …

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Gabrielle’s Story (Metastatic Breast Cancer)

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It was May of 2010 when I first found a lump in my right breast. My gynecologist scheduled me for a mammogram and ultrasound to check things out. According to the radiology tech it was just fibrous tissue. Two years later it was larger. Same tests were done, same results …

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Debbie’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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16 years ago, I was diagnosed with IDC (invasive ductal carcinoma) breast cancer. I had a bilateral mastectomy and did chemo. I had a 0.03% chance of any cancer. 6 years ago, I was diagnosed with metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer. I followed up with more chemo and genetic testing, which showed no …

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