Dig In Your Heels: The Glamorous (and Not So Glamorous) Life of a Young Breast Cancer Survivor

Dig In Your Heels: The Glamorous (and Not So Glamorous) Life of a Young Breast Cancer Survivor

by Karla Antoinette Baptiste

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Overview

When Karla Antoinette Baptiste was first diagnosed, she began reading breast cancer memoirs but was always left wondering what happened next. What should I expect after treatment? What will my “new normal” be like? Her own story answers those questions and so much more. Written with humor and humility, Karla’s story is woven with themes of love, trust, and spiritual faith—and the importance of becoming a force in breast cancer advocacy. It offers valuable information and resources for breast health, and provides support, inspiration, and hope for those facing breast cancer. From her adventures in Paris to her roller-coaster relationship with her ex-husband, Karla’s memoir is more than radiation and chemotherapy. In Dig in Your Heels, she urges women to educate themselves and draw upon their inner strength—the best is yet to come!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999897706
Publisher: Antiste Publishing
Publication date: 02/24/2018
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

About the Author

Karla Antoinette Baptiste was born and raised in Seattle, WA. She was first diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in September of 2007 at the age of 34. Her breast cancer returned in July of 2014 and had metastasized to her spine making it stage 4. However, as of February 2015, Karla is cancer-free again!

Karla is an ambassador for the Stanford Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program which aims to reduce breast cancer disparities among African American women. She is also an ambassador for the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Karla has a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington and a Master of International Business from Schiller International University- Paris, France. Karla works in sales for a major Food and Beverage manufacturer and lives near Dallas, TX with her dog, Armani. With her memoir, Dig in Your Heels: The Glamorous (and Not So Glamorous) Life of a Young Breast Cancer Survivor, she wants to give hope to newly diagnosed women and women who are currently striving to reach their five year survivorship anniversary. Karla also hopes to encourage all women to make their breast health a priority.

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