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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Book!!, August 2, 2007
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This review is from: Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips (Paperback)
As a recent Breast Cancer survivor, I can tell you that this book was my favorite "cancer" book. Like everyone who is diagnosed with cancer, I spent hours researching on the internet, and reading various "what to expect" books. After all that, I cannot tell you what a pleasure it was to read CrazySexyCancer!

As a cancer survivor, you realize while reading this book that "Oh Yeah, I have been in that exact situation" many times. Maybe, at the time, you didn't see the humor in it, but reading Kris's book you will now! Kris offers sound and practical advice from talking to your Doctor and nurse, playing the cancer card, working on your attitude, dressing up, and eating correctly. Her style is humorous and irreverent, but with a deep understanding from someone who has looked at the abyss and said, "OK, let's jump!" I especially liked the stickies, or post-it notes, throughout the book, making you feel like you really are communicating directly with the author. My all time favorite stickie is the one we can all relate to, "Why Me?"

My only criticism of this book is that it is targeted to an audience of young women. As a 54 year old breast cancer survivor, I loved reading this book and I know that women of all ages would enjoy it. Now, women my age will skip over the "Fertile Hope" section, but will still find plenty to read that applies to them. I have already bought several copies to give to friends, and to put in the Cancer Wellness Center in my area. This book is "must have" for the bookshelves of any Cancer Center. All women, whether they have had cancer or not, should thank Kris Carr for writing this book. She gives us a reason to laugh, while at the same time gives us valuable information and tips about how to cope with cancer and/or the curves that life throws you! I loved this book, and in awe of Kris' strength as she faces her life with cancer.
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Initial post: May 13, 2009 9:11:08 AM PDT
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Flygirl says:
Gail, congratulations on being a cancer survivor! I am a breast cancer survivor also and I'm 49 and thanking God for the new life He has placed in me after 7 surgeries! Thanks for this review; I was curious about this book and it helps as you know to talk to other survivors who know some of what you're going through or have been through. If I had not asked Jesus to be Lord of my life in 1986, I don't believe I would have ever made it. He sent some wonderful friends and family that my cousin calls "Love angels" to be by my side all the way through (esp. my loving husband and two children and an adorable grandchild)!
Wish you the best always and if I hear of any good books, since God knows I love http://amazon.com, I'll try to remember to let you know about them too! With sincerity and God's love, Kim
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