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Whether you’re searching for help with nutrition or a few quick tips for dealing with sunburn, you can find it all in our diverse, always helpful collection of women’s health articles. While cancer health is still a large focus here, this section was created as an informational women’s support group where fighters, survivors and loved ones can write about and discuss the issues they care about in an empowering, supportive setting.

Read what our community has to share, or if you’d like to write an article of your own and haven’t already signed up, join the Fight Like a Girl Club today!

Taming the Endo Monster

endo monste

For some women, dealing with endometriosis feels like being in a state of perpetual PMS. For others, it becomes a game of Jekyll and Hyde during that time of the month. Or during ovulation. Or all the time. It is different for each woman, but I would think that all …

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Fear

Fear by Jeannette Guest Writer

I had an incredible dream early this morning. My dreams are typically interesting; vivid and in color, but on a rare occasion I’ll experience a dream that I know I’ll carry with me for the rest of my life. This particular dream was about fear. I wasn’t running from monsters, …

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Dealing With Naysayers

dealing with naysayers

Today my feelings were hurt as a result of another person’s actions towards my illnesses.  This is fairly common in my world, much to my dismay. You see…a large portion of the common public still view fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome as forms of mental distress. Some have been known …

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Dealing with the Holiday Season

dealing with the holiday season

Feeling a little ‘bah humbug’ about the holidays this year? The expectation to deck the halls and be jolly is overwhelming, especially when you’re going through cancer treatment, just finished treatment, battling a chronic illness, or struggling with mental health. The last thing you feel like doing is being jolly, …

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I Am A Spoonie! Are You?

spoon theory

Hello Lovies! I’m sure most of us can agree that explaining to others just how much our illnesses can impact our lives can be a difficult task. So we’ll be discussing how to make it a bit easier for both sides. In effort to promote understanding; I’d like to shed …

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Invisible Scars

invisible scars

I have many visible scars from various diagnostic procedures over time. I have a scar on my ribcage from my chest drain, a scar slightly under my arm pit, and a scar just underneath my right breast, from my Hodgkin’s biopsy. I also have scars on my arms from cannulas; …

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Trouble Sleeping? Try These Tips

trouble sleeping

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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Giving Thanks For Cranberry’s Healthy Benefits

Health Benefits of Cranberries

Many people load up on cranberries around the holiday season. Who doesn’t enjoy homemade cranberry sauce or a fresh cranberry salad? But many people forget that the health benefits of eating cranberries are available throughout the year. This amazing red berry is a rich source of phytochemicals that make it …

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