I wrote the first edition of The Fabulous Woman’s Guide Through Cancer around a year and a half ago. I received some wonderful feedback (thank you all). I also received requests for more information about certain aspects. I realised there was still so much more to say. Some people suggested I write a second book but I decided to update this book. I wanted anyone to have all the information they needed, not to need to buy more than one book. And so that is what I did, I set about writing an UPDATED EDITION of the The Fabulous Woman’s Guide Through Cancer.
The UPDATED EDITION still retains the essence of the first edition, combining self-help practicalities with personal memoir but it is nearly double in length, now at 366 pages. Each chapter includes even more information, there are additional chapters, plenty of fabulous an inspirational quotes and even more personal memoir setions and practical, useable tips.
More fabulous women have kindly reflected on their personal experiences including, Kaz, founder of Womb Cancer Support UK. Beth, blogger at Tumor Has It. Emily, founder of Coach Therapy Support. Alice, blogger at Through the Looking Glass. Eleanor, blogger at Ballet Mum and even more lovely ladies who don’t blog about their experiences.
It also now includes expertise from specialists, such as, TEND Nutrition, Sabrina’s Wig Boutique, Tracey Gray Mann Make-Up Artist, Bibliomaniac Book Blogger, Esme Winterflood Lashes, Nicola Jane Mastectomy Bra’s and Swimwear, Shona Harding from Moving Picture Review as well as personal experiences with Cancer doctors and nurses.
The layout is improved making it easier to locate specific sections. The text is broken down into bite size chunks, boxes, italics and bullet points – ideal if you are suffering from chemo brain. There is more practical information that will be useful for friends and family, or for women with cancer to give to their friends and family.
I am so proud of this book. I hope that women and their friends and family continue to find it useful. As I said in a recent interview, “knowing that I have been able to use my love of writing and turn something so negative into something positive that can help others, is quite simply amazing.”
I can’t wait to hear what you think. As always, please leave comments on Amazon, Good Reads and let anyone you think may want to know, all about it.
So much love and thanks x
“Nicola’s style strikes a great balance between the chatty, informal, supportive voice of a friend as well as being clear, practical and pragmatic. It is an invaluable companion for any woman going through cancer and for any friend looking to support the fabulous woman in their life.” – Bibliomaniac