Imagine hearing the words, "You have breast cancer."
In Common Ground, Uncommon Courage, twelve breast cancer survivors tell their inspirational stories. From diagnosis to survivorship, the stories are a raw and honest account of navigating "the journey".
Each chapter gives you a first-hand look into real-life stories of personal heartbreak and resilience.
Common Ground, Uncommon Courage reveals the complexity of a breast cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatments combined with the reality of patients left to navigate unfamiliar territory on their own.
Captivating, engrossing, with authentic vulnerability and matter-of-fact honesty. Common Ground, Uncommon Courage will give you a new perspective into the very personal fight against breast cancer.
If you, or someone you know, have breast cancer, you will want to read these beautiful stories of hope.
Julie Pershing is a book writing and publishing coach, author, and entrepreneur. She is passionate about helping people who want to learn how to write and publish a book.
As a writing coach, Julie helps with all aspects of book writing; from creating your book concept to writing, editing, and successfully publishing your book.
Julie and her husband Dave live in Oregon with their two dogs, Audrey and Everly.
Not all women diagnosed with breast cancer have a family history of breast cancer—or any cancer.
The National Breast Cancer Coalition says over 75% of women with breast cancer have no family history of the disease and less than 10% have a known gene mutation that increases risk.
Waves of Pink II: Common Ground, Uncommon Courage
What? How can that be? I have no family history of breast cancer. In fact, no one in my family history has had any cancers. I went completely numb. One moment I was getting ready for work, and the next I got life-changing news. I feel so bad for the doctors who have to deliver this type of news to their patients. I had only met him one time, but I could tell he hated telling me bad news just as much as I hated receiving it.