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Debbie’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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My mom passed in 1997 from breast cancer, and 3 years after she passed I found out that I had it. I was so scared, all I could think was I’m  going to die like my mom. It was a struggle and a long hard road, I wanted to end …

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Trouble Sleeping? Try These Tips

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The average adult needs 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night. However, many women are not getting a good night’s rest. Some sleep problems affect women more or differently from men including: Insomnia – More than 1 in 4 women in the United States experience insomnia, the inability to …

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Barbara’s Story (Metastatic Breast Cancer)

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On April 15, 2015 I went in for surgery for a tumor on my femur bone. After surgery, my family was informed that the tumor was cancer. Shockingly, they told me it was breast cancer that had spread to my bones. Metastatic breast cancer. I have had mammograms since I …

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Where Does It Hurt?

Many people who suffer from not only ankylosing spondylitis, but also other autoimmune disorders are familiar with these four words. The problem with the question is that there is no simple answer. For me, my symptoms can change daily. For example, yesterday I couldn’t turn my neck, but today my …

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Sara’s Story (Stage 3 Breast Cancer)

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In 2007, I found a lump and went in and had a biopsy done. It came back as benign. I’ve been getting mammograms nearly every year since my late 20’s /early 30’s because of family history. So, in 2016, I went in October for my annual mammogram and there was …

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