This inspirational debut reveals a compelling portrait of one woman's triumphant cancer journey. Leslie Lawrence was undaunted by her breast cancer diagnosis and determined to face her illness head-on. Her metamorphosis from breast cancer patient to survivor is a beautiful reminder that a diagnosis is not a death sentence. Leslie had the wits and the drive to chronicle her emotional and physical experiences over a five-year period by taking candid snapshots along the way. Connecting the photos with words and heartfelt stories in this book offers guidance, inspiration, and hope to women facing a similar journey. This memoir is a riveting read.
Advance Praise for I'm a Lucky Woman
"You see the warrior but you also see the vulnerable woman doing the best she can in a really horrific experience-surviving physically but also emotionally. You feel her spirit. It's a really, really good read about a really, really bad experience." -Barbara Armstrong, Breast Cancer Survivor
"Laughed and cried. Felt validated as a breast cancer survivor." -Sally Hamer RN, LMT, Reiki Master Teacher
"Women like my mother could have read this and gained so much knowledge and inspiration as they confronted their breast cancer diagnoses and treatments." -Leslie Shatz, Daughter of a Breast Cancer Survivor