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What I Would Tell My 17 Year Old Self (MRKH Edition)

Janay Cook Dear Janay, You awaken from a dream and jolt to the bathroom to check your panties. You can’t shake this feeling that something is wrong with your body, but at 14 years old, how do you communicate that?  … Continue reading

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What I Would Tell My 17 Year Old Self (MRKH Edition)

Aysha Khawaja Dear younger self, I know right now you feel like a whole new different person but one day you are going to use this difference, to make a big positive difference in the world by turning to MRKH … Continue reading

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What I Would Tell My 17 Year Old Self (MRKH Edition)

Vics Dear Vics, I’m writing to you, a 17-year-old, about a year after your MRKH diagnosis. I’m 18 now and, looking back over the year just passed and what you’ve been through, I’m here to tell you that there is … Continue reading

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What Would I Tell My 17 Year Old Self (MRKH Edition)

Lauren Hayward Dear me, Hi it’s you at 23. Now I must warn you you are going to go through some serious bad times. Two of your grandparents going into hospital, being told you can’t have children naturally and losing … Continue reading

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What I Would Tell My 17 Year Old Self (MRKH Edition)

Julian Peter DEAR JULIAN, At times life may seem unfair but there is a brighter future ahead. Its ok to feel the way you feel now but giving up is not an option. Yes your well planned future might have … Continue reading

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What I Would Tell My 17 Year Old Self (MRKH Edition)

Charlie Bishop Dear Little Charlie Ok. Right now things are scary.  It all seems a little surreal. Everything that you thought was possible in the future suddenly is thrown into doubt.  You don’t know what to do with yourself or … Continue reading

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What I Would Tell My 17 Year Old Self (MRKH Edition)

Badia Atcherson Dear Badia, Who am I? This is your 45-year-old self-writing you. I am writing you to encourage you. This time will pass. The words” you are not able to have your own children”, are words that will forever … Continue reading

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What I Would Tell My 17 Year Old Self (MRKH Edition)

Dr. Susan Carroll Kicking off the “What I would Tell my 17 Year Old Self” writing series with Dr. Susan Carroll. Susan wrote a terrific blog post to her younger self in 2019. I remember reading it and soaking up … Continue reading

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“The Missing Vagina Monologue and Beyond”

I am thrilled to highlight and re-share this published work by my personal hero and the person who pioneered the MRKH community, Esther Leidolf. Reading Esther’s published work, “The Missing Vagina Monologue and Beyond” transformed my life and I encourage … Continue reading

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My Truth

Unbeknownst to you (the reader), this is probably my sixth attempt at writing blog number four. I only have one very valid reason, and ten rinky-dink excuses, as to why I continue to delete paragraphs daily and make cups of … Continue reading

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