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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.

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Don’t Romanticize the Fact That I’m Dying

The latest buzz on the internet is a new television show called Red Band Society. I’ve read a few reviews of the show that were written by chronically or terminally ill teens who had watched the pilot. Their reviews made me worried that chronic or terminally illnesses wouldn’t be portrayed …

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The Light at the End

You may or may not have noticed my absence the past couple of months. The fault is entirely my own, and to be honest it’s because I just couldn’t find the words. Ironic for a writer when words are what you depend on. But after every negative pregnancy test I became more …

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The Great “What If?”

Something I have found lately since starting infertility treatments is that I am much more sensitive to people’s comments now. I completely understand that a lot of people don’t really think about what they say before they  say it and of course a lot may not know our situation but …

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In The Garden of Thoughts by Dodinsky Book Review

Do you sometimes feel disconnected? Like somehow life stuff took over and left you stranded on a baron path in the middle of nowhere? Have you ever looked in the mirror and asked yourself who the person looking back at you is? We’ve all been there. Somewhere along the way …

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Finish Line

I think when you face a chronic disease you always find yourself thinking about “The Finish Line”. When the fighting is over, when your done, and when everything is just finished. I feel like I am facing that now. As many of you know I have been trying Lupron shots. …

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Standing Stronger

At the end of the year we all look back and reflect upon the year we are leaving behind. The good times we have had, the changes we have went through, and then the bad times and the things we will gladly leave behind. I can personally look back and …

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Out of Control

One of the many battles I fight inside myself is control/perfection. I never really thought of myself as a perfectionists or control freak until my husband pointed out how upset I get when my hair doesn’t do what I want or the house isn’t just so or I burn something …

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One More Round

You’re in a boxing ring. You’re throwing punch after punch. You’re winning. You feel that rush that for that moment you’re on top. Just when you think you’ve got your opponent beat, it comes around with a left hook that catches you off guard and completely off balance. Your neck …

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