Your Life – Your Stories

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Fabulously Fighting

At the age of twenty-seven with a brand-new baby and feeling as if my life was falling into place, I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that was damaging my organs. I had a very difficult pregnancy and labor and the Lupus diagnosis answered many questions we had about why. Part of the course of... Read More »

The Diamond Declaration

Diamonds – I’ve always loved them. Don’t get me wrong, but I used to be a gold girl, too. When I was a young girl, I wore my “s” chains and gold studs, eventually graduating to tiny small gold hoops and then to gold dangly chain loops. I always thought that diamonds were for the... Read More »

The Osto Beauties

The Osto Beauties have all experienced different life altering medical conditions (cancer and ulcerative colitis), which caused us to be PERMANENTLY left with ostomy. We have to deal with medical circumstances for the rest of our life. Truth is some of them are still dealing with various issues now. We have been through rough times... Read More »


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