You are a Survivor from Day One On the heels of the acclaimed Learning Channel documentary and best-selling survival guidebook Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips comes this survivor's companion. In Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips Kris Carr and her posse of Cancer Babes shared their wealth of insights, tricks, how-tos, and hell yeahs for living life with cancer. Now Kris invites all the Cancer Cowgirls (and dudes) out there to chat back and record their own journeys, with this beautifully illustrated, full-color go-anywhere companion. Pairing Kris's signature sass and smart, soulful, real advice with thoughtful exercises, new contributors, and ample space for writing and reflecting, Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor reaffirms that it is possible to live a real, fun, crazy, sexy life—with cancer. Kris shares her wit and wisdom on everything from food and exercise to make-up, meditation, spirituality, dreams, planning for today (and the future), and much, much more. The user-friendly trim size and flexible-cover format meanwhile ensure that this incomparable blend of informative pocket companion and journal can go anywhere—brightening up those hours in hospital waiting rooms, at home, or spent out in the big, wide, wonderful world putting into practice that most precious truth: healing is about truly living.
The ultimate girlfriends guide to kicking cancer's tail. Part memoir, part tips, tricks and secrets, this handbook will educate you and make you feel like you're not alone. The Learning Channel broadcast the premiere of Carr's unforgettable documentary, Crazy Sexy Cancer on August 29, 2007.
Eat Your Veggies, Ignite Your Spark, And Live Like You Mean It!
Author: Kris Carr,Sheila Buff
Pubpsher: Rowman & Littlefield
Category: Health & Fitness
The Crazy Sexy Diet is a low-fat, vegetarian—or better yet, vegan—program that emphasizes balancing your body’s pH and reducing inflammation by eating more lush whole foods, low-glycemic fruits, raw veggies, alkalizing green drinks, and superpowered green smoothies. Visit CrazySexyDiet.com to read more.
How to Make Informed Choices Before and After Treatment and Build the Family of Your Dreams
Author: Gina M. Shaw
Pubpsher: Celestial Arts
Category: Health & Fitness
Yes, you can have children after cancer. When faced with a cancer diagnosis, many doctors and patients rush full-speed ahead into treatment, giving minimal attention to the potential fertility implications. Luckily, the field of oncofertility is growing quickly, and medical writer Gina Shaw, herself a cancer survivor, is ready to unravel the complex and evolving issues involved in pre- and post-cancer fertility and family-building options—for both men and women. Having Children After Cancer gives you all the tools you need to: Understand how different cancers can affect fertility Identify which treatments―chemo, radiation, and surgery―can potentially impair your fertility Discuss fertility-sparing treatment options with your doctor Select the fertility preservation method that’s right for you—from freezing eggs, embryos, and sperm to preserving ovarian tissue Analyze the chances of getting pregnant—using natural methods and with in vitro fertilization Determinethe best time to get pregnant (and which drug therapies to avoid while doing so) Have a healthy post-cancer pregnancy Navigate surrogacy and what to tell prospective candidates about your medical history Consider adoption and learn about survivor-friendly adoption programs and countries Find sample medical letters and other insurance-company red-tape busting information Think through the implications of mother- and fatherhood after cancer Figure out how to talk to your children about the big C With a foreword by top oncologist Hope Rugo of the UCSF Cancer Center, this first and only cancer-and-fertility guide for patients and survivors will allow you to be your own best advocate throughout the journey. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Inspiration can be found every day in people, places, and things around each of us. This book can help you explore the inspiration around us. Reading these daily doses of inspiration can add positivity to your day and aid you in following your personal inspiration and achieving your goals. Inspiration can be explored and used as a powerful tool for your mind. The 365 daily doses of inspiration explored here can lead to personal inspiration and bright days for you!
The 7-Step, Battle-Tested Method for Accomplishing Goals that Matter
Author: Vernice Armour
"Hang on and watch your life take flight with FlyGirl!" -Marcia Wieder, CEO and Founder of Dream University Before she was thirty years old, Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour had become a decorated naval aviator, Camp Pendleton's 2001 Female Athlete of the Year and Strongest Warrior winner, the first female African-American on Nashville's motorcycle police squad, and a member of the San Diego Sunfire professional women's football team. She's a force to be reckoned with, and she believes that women and men from all walks of life have the potential to achieve the highest levels of success with the right flight plan. In Zero to Breakthrough, Vernice turns aspiration into action by revealing how to create the path that will get you out of your rut on onto the runway - cleared for take off. Armour firmly believes that there is no such thing as a dream out of reach. Integrating the foundational concepts of a Breakthrough MentalityTM like preparation, strategy, courage, legacy, and the importance of high spirits and enthusiasm, Zero to Breakthrough helps readers build a sustainable inner force and conviction that result in accomplishing significant goals and becoming an extraordinary member of any business or community. Packed with hard-hitting advice and amazing anecdotes from her adventures on the battlefield and in business, you'll learn strategies like how to: *Stop procrastinating and prepare to lay the groundwork for success *Execute situations with self-discipline to achieve mastery *Acknowledge and move past obstacles & challenges *Feel fear and use it to keep charging, and much more Whether you want to jump up the corporate ladder, start your own business, or develop a passion into a livelihood, Zero to Breakthrough will get you there. For anyone seeking a more fulfilling life, Armour has the ultimate launch pad.
Release on 2012-10-02 | by James Colquhoun,Laurentine ten Bosch,Dr. Mark Hyman
Ditch the Diets, Conquer the Cravings, and Eat Your Way to Lifelong Health
Author: James Colquhoun,Laurentine ten Bosch,Dr. Mark Hyman
Pubpsher: Harper Collins
Category: Health & Fitness
Nutritional consultants and documentary filmmakers James Colquhoun and Laurentine ten Bosch have teamed up with the world’s leading experts in nutrition and natural medicine to create Hungry for Change—a groundbreaking documentary film and a practical, prescriptive companion volume to help you transform your eating habits and change your life. A “How-to Guide for Breaking Free from the Diet Trap,” Hungry for Change is based on the indisputable premise that “Food Matters,” as it exposes the truth about the diet industries and the dangers of food addictions, and enables you to take charge of your health and strengthen your mind and body.
When the young, spunky author is faced with a life-shattering diagnosis of triple negative breast cancer, she turns to writing letters to her daughter in a journal, detailing the obstacles she faces during treatment, all the while maintaining her signature class, scrappiness, and positive attitude as she continues to work as a full-time forensic scientist and mom. This book gives a refreshing and honest look into fighting a potentially deadly disease as the author is actually living through it. It allows all women, especially young women, to realize you can fight through a cancer diagnosis and still look fabulous and do almost everything you normally did before, including exercising, working, going out with family and friends, and being a great mom. The book emotionally draws the reader into an unprecedented intimate look of a thirty-something breast cancer survivor. The reader will want to smile, cry, and cheer all at the same time for the intelligent, tough mom of one.
Emilee Garfield is a professional life coach, two time cancer survivor and has been a movement educator for 21 years, specializing in therapeutic Pilates and yoga. She helps women in cancer recovery overcome both emotional and physical scars, breaking through their pain, frustration and limiting beliefs. After having chemotherapy and major abdominal surgery for Stage 3c ovarian cancer, she embarked on a mission to help other women in cancer recovery have a better quality of life. Emilee created the Cancer Core Recovery® Method to safely exercise after major abdominal surgery and while living with an ostomy. Her fun and inspiring attitude and loving guidance attracts women worldwide to her online courses, one-on-one and group coaching, retreats and workshops.