Stories

Learn from the inspiring stories of others who have fought fibroids.

Billi Martin Fibroid Story

Billi Martin’s Road To Recovery

      Because she wanted to have more kids, New York film producer Billi Martin chose to get a myomectomy. In her early 30s, Billy Martin learned that she had uterine fibroids after experiencing headaches, heavy bleeding, anemia, high blood pressure, painful sex, an enlarged abdomen, and emotional distress.  These symptoms tremendously affected Billi’s life. “Oh, yes, it affected…

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Shay Johnson's Story

Shay Johnson has used her voice to share her experience with fibroids as an effort to help other women know they are not alone.  Watch and read more about her story below: At one point when I would say the word fibroid- I was terrified because I had memories of my symptoms and what I had to go through when…

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Celebrity and Fibroid Fighter Shay Johnson

Leanna's Story

I had an ultrasound in June and I measured a 6-month pregnancy uterus and by the time I had one in December the fibroids had continued to grow until they were quite large. To me, having my uterus and cervix removed for anything other than cancer seemed very invasive. After doing a ton of research and reading about recovery horror…

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