Ovarian Cancer Is Not a Death Sentence

I have a rare, recurrent type of ovarian cancer — and I'm still thriving

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A Rare Head and Neck Cancer Taught Me How to Be My Best Advocate

My journey with mucoepidermoid carcinoma taught me the importance of trusting myself

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Being My Own Advocate Helped Me Defeat Tonsil Cancer

How I listened to my own body and followed my heart

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I Didn’t Choose to Get Parkinson’s at 46, but I Can Choose How I’m Going to Live With It

Just because I have an incurable, degenerative neurological condition doesn't mean I'm a passive victim

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Taking Control of My Crohn's Disease

How cultural stigma impacted my journey with IBD

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After Years of Suffering and Shame, I’m Now a Proud Crohn’s Warrior

I took back my life and my confidence by building community, love and support for others with Crohn's disease

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I Was Taking 5 Medications for Type 2 Diabetes. Now I’m Medication-Free.

After my mother passed away, food became my best friend — but I learned how to make healthy choices my BFF instead

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Boxing Is Helping Me Rage Out My Grief After Losing My Pregnancy and My Father

When tragedy struck, my go-to exercises like yoga and Pilates fell short. Boxing was the unexpected perfect fit.

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Covid-19 Made Me a Widow at 38

When I lost my husband to Covid-19, my world collapsed. I'm honoring his memory by sharing his story and encouraging others to take this virus seriously.

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Please Get Vaccinated Because I Can’t

Your choice to get vaccinated helps keep me healthy

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How I Learned to Love My Bald Self

My journey with alopecia led me to redefine beauty and find another purpose in life

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Cervical Cancer Taught Me to Talk About My Vagina

In my community, talking about sex and vaginas is taboo – but my cervical cancer diagnosis showed me the importance of sex education and open conversation

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