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Sherry Pollex  Stage 3c ovarian cancer survivor. Created SherryStrong.org to focus on OC prevention & healthy living via holistic & integrative medicine πŸ’™

I know we have a lot of new followers on IG πŸ‘ If you haven’t visited SherryStrong.org yet, I want to encourage you to do so! Whether you are healthy, in treatment, or finding your way post treatment, SS.org has something for EVERYONE πŸ’™
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Share with a friend or relative who may need some encouragement or tips on managing side effects or eating healthy and so much more!
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If you take anything away from my website and I hope you find lots of useful stuff, I want you to KNOW your body, listen to your inner self! You know when something is wrong. Be persistent with medical professionals. It’s ok to disagree with them. NO ONE knows your body better than you!
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I knew something was wrong and after several months and several different doctors, it was almost too late! My disease had already spread rapidly. This happens to SO many women all over the country. Please be your own advocate! πŸ’ͺ
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#ovariancancersurvivor #nevergiveup #acupuncture #yoga #meditation #healthyeating #massage #juicing #ovariancancerawareness #sherrystrong #fighter #womensupportingwomen

Gratitude. It seems like such a simple word. Yet it carries so much weight. It’s exactly what I felt walking into and most importantly, out of, my hospital today. Gratitude that I had a good check-up and that my maintenance drug seems to be working πŸ’™πŸ™ Gratitude that I was able to deliver 30 #SherryStrong Chemo Boxes to the infusion room where I was once sitting for hours getting toxins pumped through my veins, scared of the unknown. Gratitude that I was able to walk out the doors of that hospital today, feel the sun on my face, get in my car and go on about my day. Gratitude for MY HEALTH, MY DOCTORS & most importantly MY LIFE!! πŸ™Œ I challenge all of you to wake up each day and say 5 things you’re grateful for out loud. I promise you it will change your attitude and perspective on life. πŸ’™ #sherrystrong #ovariancancer #ovariancancerawareness #survivor #gratitude #healthymind @novanthealth. P.S. If you’d like to donate a #SherryStrong chemo box to a patient in treatment at one of our local hospitals, click the link in our bio!!!! 😘

There are no words for what this photo represents to me. To think that there will be an Integrative Cancer clinic at the hospital where I have been receiving treatment with MY name on it brings tears to my eyes every time I think about it πŸ’™πŸ™Œ I cannot wait to open the doors and teach patients everything I have learned. And to let them know that despite the less than ideal circumstances we have been dealt in life, there is still HOPE and life after cancer πŸ’ͺ. @novanthealth #SherryStrong #ovariancancer #cancer #integrativemedicine #healthylifestyle #acupuncture #massage #yoga #juicing #organic

What an amazing day at the White House!!! Even though we were there to honor Martin and his team for their amazing championship, it was SO humbling to be acknowledged by the President for everything I’ve been through. And to be able to speak to him on behalf of all the #ovariancancer fighters out there!!!! πŸ’ͺ He spent so much time with me asking about my disease and what we need to fight back! I will forever be grateful for the opportunity! #sherrystrong πŸ’™πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ™Œ

So we got to do something pretty amazing last night at #MTJFCatwalk! We presented @novanthealth with a check for $1.2 MILLION!!! The largest commitment in the 10 year history of the @mtjfoundation πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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With this gift we will be supporting the NEW Martin Truex Jr. Foundation Pediatric Emergency Department & the very first Sherry Strong Integrative Medicine Oncology Clinic πŸ™Œ
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We couldn’t do this without all of our donors, volunteers, staff, board members, friends and family πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™
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THANK YOU to all of our supporters throughout the years! Together, we can make a huge difference in lives of cancer patients. THIS IS PROOF!!!
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#nevergiveup #sherrystrong #mtjfoundation #ovariancancerawareness #pediatriccancerawareness
#makingadifference #catwalkforacause #novanthealth #integrativemedicine

JOIN US IN WISHING SHERRY A HAPPY BIRTHDAY TODAY!!!
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It’s #WorldOvarianCancerDay!

Don’t forget to post your #teal attire and share the warning signs & symptoms of ovarian cancer with a few ladies today πŸ‘—πŸ‘

β€ͺTOMORROW IS #WorldOvarianCancerDay πŸ’™β€¬ β€ͺWear your #TealTuesday πŸ‘— to show your support for #SherryStrong and #ovariancancer Survivors everywhere!! ‬ β€ͺBe sure to tag us in your teal pics tomorrow and include hashtags #SherryStrong & #WorldOvarianCancerDay for a chance to win some SherryStrong swag πŸ‘πŸ‘β€¬

When you receive a cool pic from the @nocc_national conference and realize that’s your sisters arms in the front row wearing teal and your Never Give Up bracelet πŸ˜­πŸ€—πŸ’™ She is my #1 cheerleader in everything I do. She makes me rest, tells me when to say no (because I tell everyone yes, lol), she keeps me in line everywhere we go and fights tirelessly for women battling my disease. She’s my caregiver, my champion, my researcher, my best friend, my Elsa from Frozen....she’s MY sister. I love you Jill!!! You are doing amazing work fighting for all of us battling this disease. πŸ¦‹πŸ’™ #sisters #myworld #ovariancancerawareness #ovariancancer #teal

LOVED meeting these two amazing young survivors πŸ’™πŸ‘Š Not only are they changing the world of women’s health by their advocacy work but they are amazing, cool young women living with #ovariancancer!! Can’t wait to see what God has in store for the 3 of us!! πŸ‘Š @elly.mayday @kristenlarsen_ #lookoutworld #wegonnachangetheworld #womenshealth #ovariancancerawareness #health #wellness #cancer #women #womenempowerment @nocc_national

Had an amazing day speaking at the @nocc_national conference here in NYC & meeting other young warriors and survivors like me @kristenlarsen_ πŸ’™This is such an incredible community of women to be a part of...even though we all wish we would have met under different circumstances, our lives will forever be changed by the love, support and hope in this room full of Teal πŸ’™πŸ™Œ #survivors #cancer #ovariancancer #ovariancancerawareness #sherrystrong #noccnyc2018 #hopeonthehorizon2018 #teal

I hate that I missed the @tealdiva_ovca 5K today in Charlotte, it’s one of my favorite events of the year!! But I am SO proud of two special ppl in my life. My friend Shannon, the founder of #TealDiva for working so hard to help others and having over 700 participants today!!! Amazing!! πŸ™ŒAnd my friend @karfig3 for running today in my honor and beating her all time record!!! She is so special to me and an amazing volunteer at all of our #SherryStrong/@MTJFoundation events!!! So proud of them for holding down the #ovariancancer fort at home and bringing awareness to others πŸ’™πŸ™Œ #getoutandmakeadifference #ovariancancerawareness #sherrystrong #Ovariancancer

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