So when that fateful tweet gave me the opportunity to share my story, I jumped on it.
So I found a way to love it even when I hate it: I partnered with my friend who also happens to be an amazing personal trainer.
Feeling unheard and discounted by doctors and other important people in my life left me feeling so isolated and scared.
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There were times I would lay in bed and the feelings of despair were so overwhelming, I would debate how I should end my life just to end the pain.
Is it too much to ask to just believe women when we say we are in pain? This also inspired me to partner with , a non-profit organization working to raise awareness and get increased funding for research into the disease.
Lauren Ash currently plays Dina in Superstore and is famous for her voluptuous body measurements.
Ash wears 38C bra size and weighs 180 pounds.