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Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor: More Rebellion and Fire for Your Healing Journeyby Kris Carr
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CRAZY SEXY CANCER JOURNAL
Inspirations and Reflections for the Ride (skirt!)
Companion journal to the September ’07 bestseller Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips
On the heels of the acclaimed Learning Channel documentary and bestselling survival guidebook Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips comes this companion journal. Kris Carr has been there, and her writing’s warm wit, accessible style, and hip sensibility automatically compel women to want to chat back. In pairing Kris’s smart, soulful, real advice with space for recording reader’s own experience, this full-color, portable companion title reaffirms that it is possible to live a real, fun, crazy, sexy life—with cancer. Ample space is provided for readers to record their own experiences on dealing with diagnosis, creating their own cancer posse, rediscovering their passions, exploring body issues, and more. The full-color, concealed spiral-bound format further invites readers to join the Cancer Cowgirls, a free-spirited bunch of powerful women who take charge as they gallop through life’s obstacle course.
Kris Carr is an award-winning actress, photographer, and filmmaker, whose documentary and book made their debut in August 2007.
"Carr spins off her original Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips in this uplifting guide. She begins with her own story — the discovery of inoperable Stage IV cancer in her liver and lungs — then covers four main topics: diagnosis, mind, body and spirit. Though she admits to having bad days, Carr follows her own advice to 'shake off passive malaise.' She gathers her support group or 'posse' (many of whom supply guest entries), determined not to let cancer 'poison' her entire world. Included are helpful sections on choosing the right doctor and learning to live in a self-nurturing manner. A vegan, the 30-something Carr also includes tips for fighting cancer 'with your fork.' The upbeat Carr makes it easy to forget she has cancer, yet she touches upon some grim statistics: by 2050 half of all women and one third of all men will have some form of the disease. Carr — who proves that living with cancer is truly an option — explains, 'I always try to talk about my cancer in a bold and confidant way.' While her hip, chatty style may particularly appeal to a youthful audience, her authenticity and sound advice will resonate with survivors of all stages and ages. (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
On the heels of the acclaimed TLC documentary and bestselling survival guidebook "Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips" comes this companion journal. The full-color, concealed spiral-bound format invites readers to write personal thoughts and reflections on life with cancer.
The companion book to the bestselling Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips (featured on Oprah) pairs even more of cancer cowgirl Kris Carr's smart, soulful, real advice with space for the reader to "chat back" and record her own experiences and reflections.
Kris Carr's smart, soulful, real advice in a take-with-you book with space for cancer cowgirls to "chat back" and record their own experiences and reflections. This uplifting guide begins with Kris's own story--the discovery of inoperable Stage IV cancer in her liver and lungs. Then, we explore four main topics: diagnosis, mind, body and spirit. Included in this cancer survival guide are helpful sections on choosing the right doctor, learning to live in a self-nurturing manner, and fighting cancer with your fork.
A companion to Kris Carr’s best-selling survival guidebook Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips, this beautifully illustrated, go-anywhere resource redefines what it means to be a survivor. All Cancer Cowgirls (and dudes) are invited to slide into the driver’s seat, turn on their own internal GPS, and become empowered participants in their own healing journey. Pairing her signature sass and smart, soulful, real advice with thoughtful exercises, soulful contributors, and space for writing and reflecting, Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor reaffirms that it is possible to live a real, fun, crazy, sexy life with cancer—that healing is about truly living.
On the heels of the acclaimed Learning Channel documentary and bestselling survival guidebook Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips comes this survivor’s companion. In Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips Kris Carr and her posse of Cancer Babes shared their wealth of insights, tricks, how-tos, and hell yeahs for living life with cancer. Now Kris invites all the Cancer Cowgirls (and dudes) out there to chat back and record their own journeys, with this beautifully illustrated, full-color portable companion.
Pairing Kris’s signature sass and smart, soulful, real advice with thoughtful exercises, new contributors, and ample space for writing and reflecting, Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor reaffirms that it is possible to live a real, fun, crazy, sexy life—with cancer. Kris shares her wit and wisdom on everything from food and exercise to make-up, meditation, spirituality, dreams, planning for today (and the future), and much, much more. The user-friendly trim size and flexibind format meanwhile ensure that this incomparable blend of an informative pocket companion and journal can go anywhere—brightening up those hours spent in hospital waiting rooms, at home, or out in the big, wide, wonderful world putting into practice that most precious truth: that healing is about truly living.
About the Author
Kris Carr is an award-winning actress, photographer, filmmaker, writer, and cancer survivor, whose book and documentary Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips debuted in August 2007. In March 2008 she launched the online community forum my.crazysexylife.com, a hub of information on wellness and lifestyle topics, spirituality, and healthy living strategies.
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