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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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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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After Happily Ever After

Do you ever wonder what happens after happily ever after? Maybe because I’m a writer I think beyond the end of the perfect story. Like what happened to Cinderella after she married Prince Charming? Where did the evil stepmother and step sisters go? Did they all make up? The questions …

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No, I’m Not Pregnant!

Yes, I know that “When are you due?” can be extremely painful for anyone who is not pregnant… But to a 30 year old woman who can’t have any more children, and has Ascites from a failing liver, it is heartbreaking. Of all of the symptoms I had, from constant …

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