She'd lived with excruciating pain for such a long time that she decided enough was enough. And so she made an appointment to do something about it.
When she arrived there, she wasn't looking for a sermon on the repercussions of making an irreversible decision like this at such a young age. But a sermon is exactly what she got – from her doctor no less, someone meant to deal with medical facts.
Rachel Champ's post went viral online when she took to social media to share how she'd been refused a hysterectomy despite living with a medical condition that the surgical removal of her womb would fix. The doctor, Rachel said, would not hear of it, arguing Rachel was too young.