Practical, warm and friendly advice. rad stories from real women.
In Uplift bestselling popular novelist and cancer survivor Barbara Delinsky creates exactly the resource she wished had existed at the time of her treatment. Delinsky has collected a compendium of survival secrets that have nothing to do with doctors, machines or drugs and everything to do with women helping women. In her uplifting new book women recount the strategies that helped them through all aspects of cancer, including diagnosis, treatment, support groups and how to best conduct relationships with family, friends and in the workplace. The practical and emotional side of losing a breast Advice on what to expect from radiotherapy How to handle chemotherapy and hair loss How to make the workplace more user-friendly Advice on your relationship with your partner and your sex life Top exercise tips How to take charge of your life and remain positive.
Barbara Delinsky lives in Needham, Massachusetts. With thirty million copies of her novels in print, in twenty-five different languages, Delinsky is one of the world's most beloved and revered storytellers.
A lifelong New Englander, she uses the area as settings in most of her stories. In her spare time, Barbara enjoys kayaking, aerobics, and needlepoint; in addition to spending time with family and friends. She is also a breast cancer survivor, and strives to be a positive role model for other women facing the disease.