Stories

Amazing women & girls have shared these remarkable stories about breakthroughs in their lives, moments in which they have triumphed over fears, beliefs, or events that kept them from recognizing their amazingness. Some are stories of pain and how women & girls have triumphed over it. As you read these stories, rather than focusing on the pain, choose to focus on the triumph and the ways that others have overcome what may once have seemed impossible to overcome. Let's celebrate their triumphs!
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Mission To Remission™ – Lyme Disease...

I was honored last year when Say It Forward shared my video regarding my fight against Lyme disease. I am excited to share with each of you what I’ve been pouring my heart and soul into lately. My vision to further raise awareness for...

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I Hated My Body So Much, I Wanted To Stop...

When I woke up in the morning, the first thing I was conscious of was how much I hated my body. I had to get up, go to the loo and get on the scale immediately. What happened during those few minutes would keep me buoyant for the rest of the...

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I am Woman.

I am woman. I am strong, confident, powerful and bold. I am learning the value of my worth everyday with the awareness that self-care and self-love is a lifelong practice and a beautifully messy process. I will not stop surrounding myself...

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Thinking big and not giving up!

I am a mom that truly loves GOTR and what it stands for. My daughter absolutely loves this program. I am lucky enough to be able to participate in this program through our school and we have great coaches that allow me to do so. I had asked...

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Welcoming sadness

I am an adult child of a narcissistic mother. I was raised in a family that didn’t accept separateness or validate me as an individual. As a result, I’ve struggled to find my own voice and fully accept my worthiness. An...

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You Can Do It!

Girls On The Run changed my life by encouraging me. When I started I couldn’t run very far. I didn’t think I could run a 5k. Through practice and the people who encouraged me I started to run more. Eight laps, 14 laps, and then I...

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The Sisterhood of Cancer Survivors

“I’m afraid I don’t have good news for you,” my friend said. She is also my gynecologist. I could hear the shock in her voice. This was not the outcome she had expected, nor the one she described when she performed the...

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Sliding Doors: A New World

Life is always surprising and, although we know that it is, we are always flabbergasted by the vagaries of events. At a certain point in my life, like many other women, I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  I was young, only 36.  I didn’t...

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From There To Here – Simply Mary

Simply Mary From There To Here In her own words. 2017 www.simplymarymusic.com Take the Journey along side Simply Mary in the creation of the Album Freedom Bound and the doorway to a new future in music. Keep in mind, many life events are not...

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Rise of The Go-Getter Girl!

A go-getter girl is on a mission to write one of the greatest stories ever written. She makes life happen for herself, and does not let life happen to her. To be honest with you, I have spent the large majority of my life as a dreamer, but I...