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Fight Like a Girl’s collection of Power Stories are written and shared by real women who have overcome or are still fighting cancers, chronic illnesses, or other life altering adversaries every day. The stories found here are a source of empowerment, hope, and education through the discussion of signs, symptoms, treatment processes, inspirations of strength, and individual experiences of each warrior’s personal and unique fight. Survivor stories are equally powerful, written by women who now advocate for others still in the fight.

Read the inspirational stories below to find the support you need in your battle, or the encouragement to share your story with us. Immerse yourself in our community of warriors and join in — we can’t wait to meet and celebrate you.

Rachel’s Story (Endometriosis)

All I keep hearing is my story is unheard of and very rare, but 4 months into my painfully poor recovery, I’m now realising I’m not the only person who’s been let down by doctors and surgeons! Pre-2008, I had always suffered painful periods that lasted 7 days. But the rest …

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Lyn’s Story (Endometriosis)

In light of March being Endometriosis Awareness Month, I wanted to share my experiences. I have struggled with painful periods and heavy bleeding since I started menstruating at age 12. Now, almost 31, I have developed a very high tolerance for pain. It was about a year and a half …

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