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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!

How Boxing Changed My Life

Boxing changed my life. Before my cancer diagnosis I had many gym memberships. I would walk in and try to fit in by working on machines I had no clue what they did, or running on the treadmill until I couldn’t take it anymore and would leave. It felt like …

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What to Expect: Colectomy

What to Expect - Colectomy

The week of Thanksgiving in 2018, I was diagnosed with colon cancer which was found through a colonoscopy. The day that I found out, I was given an appointment for the following Monday with the surgeon. However, I was in such awful pain that I did not feel that I …

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Life Lessons from the Handy Girl: Space

Life Lessons - Space

When installing a floating floor, spacers are used along the wall to give the floor room to move and flex. We all need space sometimes to be away from the chaos and noise. When we give ourselves space, we discover things that might have otherwise gone unnoticed. Make time in …

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Cherry Pie

cherry pie

My dad loves a good cherry pie. He is particularly fond of the way my mom makes the crust a little light and flaky and the filling a delicious combination of fresh, tart cherries all bubbling with goodness. The smell will fill the kitchen and the anticipation of eating the …

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How Painting Helped Me Heal

Nicole's Paintings

Hello all, . My name is Nicole, and at the age of 35, I was diagnosed with stage 1a breast cancer. My whole life I have always loved art and would spend hours painting and drawing. This very activity helped me deal with my whole cancer journey. It was the …

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