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#1 Marrimem

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Posted 26 April 2007 - 03:58 PM

My POF story can be found on [url="http://pofsupport.org/facesofpof/preview.htm"][url]http://pofsupport.org/facesofpof/preview.htm[/url][/url]

It is the preview story for the book "Faces Of POF" found on the Premature Ovarian Failure support website as indicated above. This is a first ever book of it's kind. I was diagnosed with the rarer form, Primary Ovarian Failure as a teen. I'm now almost 47. I share some of my life with readers in hope that it might be of help to others.  

I have now found greater peace as I make connections with others who have similar diagnoses, and enjoy doing geneology research which helps me find connections to heritage going the other direction since I don't have decendants. I am finding a number of great Aunts/Uncles who didn't have children. I feel for them as they may not have understood as I do what was wrong. I don't know if my POF was passed down, but I do wonder. I feel an extra special connection to these ancestors who most I just know by name, but they are part of how I am.

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#2 chiacchierona11

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Posted 27 April 2007 - 12:09 AM

Hi there,

Thanks Marrimem for bringing this up. There are so many good and different stories in the "Faces of POF" book that it is a great testimony to the strength of character of so many of us women with POF. I remember when editing the book how amazed and proud I was to also be a part of this project.

So for anyone new to POF who wants to read other women's stories and experiences with POF, definitely look into the book.

Beth
The POFer formerly known as hrhpmv19

dx @ 15, now 26.

A VERY HAPPY NEWLYWED!!! Married to the man of my dreams on November 4, 2007 in Philadelphia, PA

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"Quello che il bruco chiama fine del mondo, il resto del mondo chiama farfalla"
That which the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the rest of the world calls a butterfly.

#3 Marrimem

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Posted 27 April 2007 - 02:39 AM

Thanks Beth