10 Strong-Willed Women You Might Not Know Exist

Grace and beauty are the first two adjectives that would definitely enter your mind once you hear the word ‘woman’. Indeed, the world would be a sad place to live in without the compassionate hands and the unconditional love that women selflessly give. The purity, the love and the strength of a woman is incomparable as it is neither seen nor destroyed. Rather, it sits at the deepest part of our hearts and our souls.

But more than this strong-willed women exist to inspire and to motivate others to be the best versions of themselves. Pure and soft as they may seem, but they possess the strongest hearts. Quite not convinced? Below are some of the strongest women you might not know exist:

1 – Mandy Sellar: The Strength from Within
Mandy had an inborn genetic defect. Unfortunately, her legs kept on growing until they were twice as large as Mandy.
Mandy had an inborn genetic defect. Unfortunately, her legs kept on growing until they were twice as large as Mandy.

When she was a child, Mandy had an inborn genetic defect. Unfortunately, her legs kept on growing until they were twice as large as Mandy. Soon enough, she had to make the heart-breaking decision to amputate her legs because of a heart infection. Nonetheless, this did not stop her legs from growing. But no matter how the odds were against Mandy, she faces life with a smile on her face and a heart that’s full of love and compassion. Luckily, with the combined efforts of Cambridge doctors, it is said that they have found a pill that can possibly correct the genes that cause Mandy’s legs to grow bigger than usual.

2 – Julia Gnuse: The Fighter
Julia Gnuse, the Guiness World Record’s title holder of the Most Tattooed Woman in the World, did not have her entire face and body tattooed for no reason.
Julia Gnuse, the Guiness World Record’s title holder of the Most Tattooed Woman in the World, did not have her entire face and body tattooed for no reason.

Julia Gnuse, the Guiness World Record’s title holder of the Most Tattooed Woman in the World, did not have her entire face and body tattooed for no reason. When she was in her mid-30’s she suffered from a rare skin condition called porphyria. This ailment caused her to contract blisters whenever she went outside. However, her scars didn’t stop her from enjoying life to the fullest. With her tattoo covering all her scars, she now has the full freedom to explore the world and be the best she can be.

3 – Jasmine Tridevil: Debunking the Standards of Beauty
Jasmine Tridevil is not three-breasted in nature.
Jasmine Tridevil is not three-breasted in nature.

Jasmine Tridevil is not three-breasted in nature. In fact, she had to consult 50 doctors until she finally found the surgeon that would agree to have a third breast implanted in between her original breasts. Although a lot of issues are circulating about her real motive for doing so, she really did make a stand in debunking the standards of beauty.

4 – Jyote Amge: Height is Just a Number
Jyote Amge, standing at 2’6, is Guiness World Record’s smallest woman in the world.
Jyote Amge, standing at 2’6, is Guiness World Record’s smallest woman in the world.

Jyote Amge, standing at 2’6, is Guiness World Record’s smallest woman in the world. She is suffering from a genetic anomaly known as achondroplasia—a rare type of dwarfism. Despite this, she continuously proves to everyone that height is just a number. In fact, she graces various stages to raise awareness about her condition, and she aims at making people understand that she, like all others suffering from dwarfism, is also an ordinary person with big dreams.

5 – The Body Beautiful
Female body builders are definitely proofs that not only men can grow muscles and use steroids.
Female body builders are definitely proofs that not only men can grow muscles and use steroids.

Female body builders are definitely proofs that not only men can grow muscles and use steroids. In fact, these beautiful women are well-disciplined, and they have the passion to push theirselves further. Tough on the outside, but soft on the inside—this is the kind of woman that deserve admiration.

6 – Mikel Ruffinelli: Embracing All Shapes and Sizes

 Hips That Will Make You Dizzy – Mikel Ruffinelli

We were all created equally beautiful, and that’s what Mikel Ruffinelli firmly believes in. With hips that have a circumference that reaches up to 8 feet, she incessantly embraces her naturally acquired trait with all her heart. Indeed, she is the best reminder to all of us that no matter the weight or the circumference we’re in, we all deserve to be loved for who and what we are.

7 – Asha Mandela: The Black Rapunzel
We all love our hair, but absolutely not as much as Asha Mandela, the Guiness World Record’s holder of the woman with the longest hair in the world.
We all love our hair, but absolutely not as much as Asha Mandela, the Guiness World Record’s holder of the woman with the longest hair in the world.

We all love our hair, but absolutely not as much as Asha Mandela, the Guiness World Record’s holder of the woman with the longest hair in the world. Nonetheless, her 55-feet hair has been creating a big concern to the people around her because of its impact on her health. Some doctors are even worried that the weight of her hair might cause her spine to bend. Despite all these, Asha continues to care for her locks and stands firm on her stand to grow her hair even more.

Women are strong-willed, and that’s what we can learn from all of these wonderful women. Indeed, being soft hearted is not only the trait that can separate us from others because what matters the most is our will to embrace ourselves more than anyone else in this world. If you like this article, feel free to hit the share button!

8 – Charity Pierce: The Fattest Woman Alive
Charity Pierce is great proof of how it is never impossible to change for the better.
Charity Pierce is great proof of how it is never impossible to change for the better.

When she was a teenager, Charity had the curves of a full-grown woman. Nonetheless, when she contracted Lymphedema in her leg, she started to shy away from people and stay home—and yes, this is when she started to take in more food than she needed. She currently weighs 56.4 stones—a figure that is only slightly less than a car. Nonetheless, she is now dedicated to losing weight until she is an ideal candidate for a gastric bypass operation. Indeed, Charity Pierce is great proof of how it is never impossible to change for the better. Once she loses her extra weight, she will definitely lose her title as the world’s fattest woman alive.

9 – Aneta Florczyk: Strongest Woman Alive
Bagging the title of the Strongest Woman Alive 4 times, Aneta Florzhyk proves us how much women can change the world.
Bagging the title of the Strongest Woman Alive 4 times, Aneta Florzhyk proves us how much women can change the world.

Bagging the title of the Strongest Woman Alive 4 times, Aneta Florzhyk proves us how much women can change the world. Aside from this unbelievable achievement, she also has incredible ice skating talent as she also bagged the 3rd place at Poland’s version of Dancing on Ice. She is currently on politics, making her the epitome of beauty, talent, brains and strength. What more can a woman ask for?

10 – Gail Porter: No Hair, Don’t Care!
she is truly proof of how beautiful women are strong enough to face the world no matter how strong the odds are.
she is truly proof of how beautiful women are strong enough to face the world no matter how strong the odds are.

Gail Porter was a former model in her earlier years. But while she was rising in stardom, she started to have alopecia—a condition that caused her hair to fall out. Nonetheless, instead of shying away from people, she chose to stand tall and show her supporters how she really is—no wigs, no hats. Gail may not have hair, but she is truly proof of how beautiful women are strong enough to face the world no matter how strong the odds are.

Women are strong-willed, and that’s what we can learn from all of these wonderful women. Indeed, being soft hearted is not only the trait that can separate us from others because what matters the most is our will to embrace ourselves more than anyone else in this world. If you like this article, feel free to hit the share button!

 

 

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