Today my husband celebrates two years since the doctor walked into our hospital room and told us his cancer was gone. One might say he was cancer free. Now, I'm not one to get lost in wording, nor do I get offended easily - but there is something about hearing "cancer free" that makes me cringe a bit. We are not cancer "free" - but my husband doesn't have active cancer. We are not cancer "free" - we wake up every day and deal with ramifications from his treatment and surgery.
I have had to stop looking at feedback about the book until I'm at home. It can stop me dead in my tracks - and not just because of the kind words that are sent my way - but because so many of them have come with their own story. Without a doubt, the thing that has shocked me most are the stories that people share after reading the book. From their own battles with depression, to fertility challenges, to relationship struggles and more. In some cases, these are people I consi
We are two weeks into the official book launch - and I'd be lying if I said that it has been an easy few weeks. It's been lacking sleep and full of anxiety to be completely honest. Sure, there are traces of pride and excitement, but surprisingly it has been very tough to have the book officially out there for the world to read. Why? That's the obvious question. What did you think would happen if you wrote a book? Another logical question. Don't you want people to read it? Pro