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Shari’s Story (Metastatic Breast Cancer)

Shari's Breast Cancer Story

We have kids from my husband’s previous marriage and four from mine. I love my job managing a team of business development specialists. I’ve always enjoyed personal development and finding ways to improve myself. But despite this, I never learned to live in the moment or found much joy in …

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Theress’s Story (Breast & Ovarian Cancer)

Theress's Breast & Ovarian Cancer Story

I was first diagnosed in 1999 with breast cancer. At that time, I had a lumpectomy, radiation & chemo. In 2010, I was diagnosed for the second time with cancer; this time it was ovarian cancer. After I had a total hysterectomy, I also had chemo. My third time with …

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Lauren’s Story (Cervical Dysplasia CIN 2)

Lauren's Cervical Dysplasia Story

As a nineteen-year-old girl, I got my first Pap smear. Just 2 shorts months ago, my gynecologist called me during class informing me that I have low-grade abnormalities on my cervix. I was shocked and confused and overwhelmed with emotion. She suggested that I get further testing and come back …

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Kay’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Pink Ribbon

In 2004, I did my routine mammogram. No problems. I got a call saying I needed to have a spot compression mammogram to confirm something they saw. I did the spot compression and report showed a spot that needed a biopsy. I met with a surgeon and he immediately set …

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Coping

Have you ever on a bad day just gone into auto pilot? You start having this almost out of body experience where you feel like you’re watching everyone from the other side of a window.  You numb yourself; you can’t feel anymore, you can’t think, you are totally emotionless. This …

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Shannon’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Shannon's Breast Cancer Story

So, on January 23, 2019, I found my lump. I went to my family doctor who sent me for my mammogram. The mamo came back suspect so they did an ultrasound that day. Three doctors told me it was simply a hematoma and to come back in 6-8 months for …

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Debbie’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Debbie's Breast Cancer Story

“You’re a tough cookie!” That’s what people said when they found out that I had cancer. You see, they’ve known me for years and know the struggles I’ve had with having MS (Multiple Sclerosis), and so they knew that I was a fighter and wouldn’t give in to this diagnosis …

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Leeannea’s Story (Cervical Cancer)

Leeannea's Multiple Illness Story

Ok, so here goes. I’ve always been told I could never have kids because I was sexually abused as a child–brutally–to be honest. About 10 years ago, I got bit at the same time on my leg by three brown recluse spiders and ended getting a staph infection in my …

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Ashley’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Ashley's Breast Cancer Story

May 18th has always been my mother’s birthday but in 2018 May 18th became a very sad day for our family, we were told I had breast cancer at the age of 32.   I was married and had 4 kids to raise; this did not fit into our plan. I …

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Kim’s Story (Cervical cancer)

Kim's Cervical Cancer Story

In 2016, I began having problems that my doctors attributed to menopause. Several tests, biopsies, and surgical procedures later, they discovered I had cervical cancer. In March 2017, I had a hysterectomy; they thought they finally got it all. In February of 2019, I started having problems again. My doctor …

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