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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.

Lisa’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Lisa (Breast Cancer) LR

I went for a routine mammogram in February of 2012. They said there was something ‘different’ and I needed to come back for another mammogram under magnification. Well, I was diagnosed with breast cancer on March 13, 2012. After two lumpectomies and radiation treatment, which I just finished on 10/8/2012, …

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Lisa’s Story (Adhesions)

Lisa's Story (adhesions)LR

My name is Lisa. I’m 40 yrs old and recovering from a bowel resection surgery and lysis adhesion surgery. My story began I guess years ago, at the age of 31, with my 3rd child. They had done a complete lysis adhesion removal because my stomach was so taken over …

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