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

Grecia Lopez It’s been more than a decade since you were diagnosed with MRKH and you have been living a fruitful life.  Up until you were diagnosed, you knew something different internally.  How? You just knew. You felt it. When you … Continue reading

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

Sabine Boghos Me, Myself, and MRKH Dear younger me, Up until this age of your life, you have been dreaming constantly of carrying a baby, bringing it to this world, and starting your family. I don’t blame you, it probably is every … Continue reading

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

Nikol Dekazou Dear Younger Self, You are uniquely beautiful exactly as you are right now, this moment. MRKH is molding you into a kinder, more empathetic human being. Practice gratitude, but also self-compassion. MRKH is tough. It’s important to recognize … Continue reading

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Broken to Blessed

Julie Coveney I come from a large family of eight, including my parents. With so many people, it was easy to feel alone and lost in the shuffle, with six kids. I also felt different. It wouldn’t be until years … Continue reading

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

Kristen O’Brien To my younger self, on the day you were diagnosed with MRKH: If I could sit with you now, and hold your hand, and offer words of sage advice, I probably would not make it through without crying. … Continue reading

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The Call Was Worth It

Carrie Cameron Martin My story isn’t one of miraculous healing or a life transformed right before your eyes. It is a story of survival and a fight back from the depth of unimaginable grief. It is full of purpose, hope … Continue reading

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What I Would Tell My 25 Year Old Self (MRKH Edition)

Stacey Brown Dear Stacey, Hey girl, it’s a year later and you’re 26. I know you wish you had more time. 17 is such a different age from 25. You feel as if you’re old enough and mature enough to … Continue reading

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

Esther Leidolf Dear teenage self. It was around this time of year… Fifty years ago… Your 13-year-old world came screeching to a halt along with your dreams and expectations. Boom. Gone… You had to start over at a time when … Continue reading

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What I Would Tell My 31 Year Old Self (MRKH Edition)

Sheree Murray Dear Sheree I am here to tell you not to worry, but to also not keep your feelings hidden. You always knew something wasn’t right and now right before a busy yachting season you’ve been told you have … Continue reading

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

Mindi Cartwright Hello my fellow MRKH peeps. My name is Mindi Cartwright, I go by Oreo or Oreoprincess. I’m 25 years old now. I’ve been through a lot already and I’m here for “What would I tell my 17 year … Continue reading

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