I'm Too Young to Have Breast Cancer!: Regain Control of Your Life, Career, Family, Sexuality, and Faith

I'm Too Young to Have Breast Cancer!: Regain Control of Your Life, Career, Family, Sexuality, and Faith

by Beth Leibson-Hawkins

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780895260550
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
Publication date: 09/28/2004
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: How I Came to Write This Bookix
Chapter 1Regaining Control1
How Do I Regain Control of My Life? Roberta, 27: The Patient as Manager
How Do I Regain Control of My Body? Lanita, 31: Marathon Runner
Survivor Suggestions on Regaining Control
Chapter 2Work and Career35
What If My Career Is No Longer Fulfilling? Helen, 32: The Career Switch
What If My Career Priorities Change? Janis, 33: Setting Limits
What If I Thrive on My Career? Anne, 27: Getting Back to Business
What If I Have No Health Insurance? Nora, 27: Adventures in Medicaid
Survivor Suggestions on Work and Career
Chapter 3Sexuality and Dating87
Dating? You've Got to Be Kidding! Becky, 26: Wedding under the Arches
How Does Breast Cancer Affect Sexuality? Amanda, 35: Healing Arts
What If I Don't Want to Reconstruct? Mary, 36: Amazon Woman
Survivor Suggestions on Sexuality and Dating
Chapter 4Pregnancy, Children, and Family133
What If I Want to Have Children? Susan, 40: Breast-feeding in Dana Farber
What If I Want to Adopt? Jacquie, 29: A Different Life, a Parallel Life
What If I Have Children? Barbara, 26: Telling the Girls
What If I Have the Breast Cancer Gene? Paulette, 25: Living with Uncertainty
Survivor Suggestions on Pregnancy, Children, and Family
Chapter 5Faith, Religion, and Spirituality189
How Can Ritual Help Me? Dana, 26: Feeling Blessed
Can Faith Help with Uncertainty? Robin, 33: Finding Faith in All Things
Can Faith Deepen? Dawn, 31: A New Relationship with Jesus
Survivor Suggestions on Faith, Religion, and Spirituality
Afterword: Life After Breast Cancer241
Glossary249
Resources for Additional Information and Assistance255
Acknowledgments265
Index267

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