"I am in total awe of this book." -- Fred Silverman, NY Producer
"It is compelling reading and, to be honest, that's not something I can say often..." -- Providence Journal
"You don't often get this quality of writing from someone who has the disease. It is a rare gift that she has." -- Rocky Mountain News, Denver
About the Author
Lois Hjelmstad has taught piano, music theory and composition for 38 years in Englewood, Colorado. She and her husband, Les, have four grown children and twelve grandchildren. Her writing has been published in the American Journal of Nursing
, Administrative Radiology Journal
, American Medical News
and elsewhere. She has given many presentations on writing as a means of coping, cancer as a catalyst for change, breast cancer and sexuality, and related topics throughout the United States, as well as in England and Canada. She has been featured in The Rocky Mountain News and the Chicago Tribune, among others, and appears on radio and TV.
Lois believes we heal better if we first confront the realities. She wants to bring insight, courage, and joy to others, especially those who deal with breast cancer.