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Survivor Stories & Information

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.

Candi’s Fight Like a Girl Story (Undiagnosed)

I have been dealing with an unknown disorder since 2006. It affects my day to day life, my vision, my thoughts, etc. I also have graves thyroid disease, basilar migraines, bilateral vestibular hypofunction (loss of vestibular function in both ears), and horrible anxiety. I still work a full time job, …

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Dayna’s Story (Breast Caner)

In February of 2013, at the age of 32, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. In October 2012, we found out we were pregnant. My husband and I had adopted four children in 2010 thinking we couldn’t get pregnant. In November 2012, we found out that the baby’s heartbeat stopped …

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Amanda’s Story (Endometriosis)

So I’m starting my blog with this topic because it’s the most import part to me. My education is pretty much everything to me. As I said in my “about” page I’ve been blindly struggling with endometriosis since I was about 13 years old (when I first started my period). …

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Beverly’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Everyone remembers that moment when they learned that they have breast cancer. October 17, 2012 at 4:25pm. I was 42 years old with two boys under the age of ten. My life changed forever in that moment. I anticipated a tough battle against this dreaded disease, but I was overwhelmed …

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