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Five Lessons I Didn't Learn from Breast Cancer (and One Big One I Did)

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From the pink ribbons to the chat rooms to the Web sites that sell related accessories and stuffed animals, breast cancer has morphed from a disease to an experience. And at every step of the way, society tells women that this experience can teach them profound lessons, transform them into wiser, more insightful people, and maybe even give them a peek at the meaning of life. But what if it doesn't? Five Lessons I Didn't Learn From Breast Cancer is Shelley Lewis's thoroughly modern, slightly contrarian take on doing breast cancer in an epiphany-free zone, where the goal is simply to get through it and get the hell back to your life. Proving that chemotherapy can eradicate everything except a sense of humor. Lewis shares her five strategies for coping, and then reveals the real, not-so-meaningful insights learned from breast cancer, including If you honestly think breast cancer is a gift, you can't come to my birthday and Lie to yourself (it's sooo helpful). A wonderful interweaving of the author's personal story, interviews with breast cancer survivors, and a sharp-eyed journalist's look at the breast cancer community. Five Lessons is full of unconventional wisdom, unexpected advice, and hilarious observations about life inside the pink bubble.

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9781593161392
Author:
Lewis, Shelley
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Listen & Live Audio
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West, Judith
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West, Judith
Author:
Shelley Lewis
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General
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Diseases - Cancer
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Women's Health - General
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Metaphysics-General
Publication Date:
20080531
Binding:
Compact Disc
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.50x6.50x1.10 in. .40 lbs.
Media Run Time:
360

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