This is a wonderful and heartwarming story told by the author and several family members about her father's last year after being diagnosed with cancer and the choices he and his family made. It takes you into the experiences the family and her father had in a way that pulls you in and keeps you reading. Great book telling the story of a man who is an example to us all about how to live and die with dignity and respect for his family, himself, and his beliefs in God and what laid before him upon his departure from this earth.
Overcoming is the first self-help book on the psychological aspects of lymphedema.
In her review that will appear in Lymph Link, the NLN newsletter, April 2006, Lori R. Volin OTR/L, CLT-LANA said:
"This book is a hands-on guide that is intended not just for patients who have lymphedema, but also for family and friends, parents who have children with lymphedema, medical professionals, and psychotherapists. This book is an excellent resource that will give us all tools we can use to bridge the gap between the physical and emotional- and truly treat the 'whole person.'"
Inspirational Books for cancer patients and Carers. True life experience
"Lean on Me" A True story - portraying the emotional journey of a loving wife as she cares for her dying husband and determines to improve the quality of his life. Inc: Pain management, Coping with Grief - Plus excerpts and poems from wife's personal diary.
"Tear Drops" A Journey of Grief, Healing & Hope - told through Poetry. A true story of a wife's journey of grief and healing.
People often do not know what to say or what to do when it comes to cancer. Too often they make mistakes and hurt the very person they're trying to help. This book offers suggestions so that we can do and say the right thing when it comes to someone we care about who has cancer.
Dr. Bernie Siegel calls it "a very helpful guide." Library Journal calls Cancer Etiquette "long overdue" and recommends it for all libraries
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