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.
During treatment, there can be an avalanche of information and a large amount of support.
Once treatment stops, what do you go back to doing? What does "back to normal" look like?
What are the things you can no longer do, what do you leave behind?
Waves of Pink II: Common Ground, Uncommon Courage
Finishing active treatment is a strange feeling. On one hand, I was so relieved to be done and celebrated this accomplishment with my friends and family. On the other hand, it was like being adrift on a raft. I was just going where the current took me. I missed the comfort and security of going to the cancer center. I know it sounds strange, but during that time I was an active fighter. Now, I just have to wait and see, and I don’t do wait-and-see very well. I needed to feel in control and actively fight any chance of recurrence.