Author, Speaker, Professional Patient

Posts made in November, 2012

Fellow Wordsmiths: Help (said in my most desperate voice)

Posted by on Nov 13, 2012 in Most Popular Posts, Publishing/Cut Chapters, Read Her Blog | 74 comments

“She’ll Never Make it Through the Night”: A football-sized-tumor and the decision keep her child initiated a battle of nine life-threatening illnesses The quoted words are the title of my book. The tagline following, well…that’s what I’ve been playing with. Help, please. Since taglines play an important part in drawing your reader in, I’d really love candid feedback, suggestions, or a complete rewrite. Any of these’ll work. I’ll even check...

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8 Tips to Beat Depression

Posted by on Nov 9, 2012 in Read Her Blog | 16 comments

8 Tips to Beat Depression

When Sabal’s fingers touched my face, I knew morning had arrived. Through a thick fog and swollen eyes, my body slogged along until I sipped cups of morning coffee. That was me three years ago, in summer of 2010. Depression haunted my soul and felt much like I stood behind a plexiglass wall and couldn’t break out. Of my litany of medical struggles I’ve encountered, despair continued to be the number one topic that my friends secretly would ask about as soon as I mentioned my...

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