Anne Lamott

Anne Lamott, one of the most interesting writers, wrote this little blog, which says everything we ever needed to know. My six-year-old associate, who sleeps down the hall about thirty feet away with both our doors wide open, wakes up on many mornings and predicts, “This might be the best […]

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7 Things You Shouldn’t Say to Someone Who Has Cancer

We all mean well, but some comments are better left unsaid, while others are most appreciated. When a friend of family member is diagnosed with cancer, there is shock, sadness, and there’s the inevitable question of what to say? “It’s frightening to hear someone talk about cancer, and we automatically […]

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How to Talk About Dying

I was 25 when I flew home for my father’s last birthday. His cancer had returned and he would die three months later at the age of 57. What I remember most about that weekend was the large rectangular gift box he opened. My mother had bought him a new […]

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I Am with You

Cancer is Trauma … for the person grappling with living and dying, for the kids, for the partner, and for the community of friends and family. I want to be helpful. The theme of my work is “I am with you.” When I was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer […]

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My Indiegogo Campign

It is ALWAYS SOMETHING, my mother would say … My big challenge is to get our anthology into the hands of patients when they need us the most. So I created a campaign on Indiegogo. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/i-am-with-you-love-letters-to-cancer-patients/ It is quite lengthy but THEY ask a lot of questions about my whole […]

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Another amazing review of I Am with You: Love Letters to Cancer Patients

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“I took my Warrior Mask off just long enough to read these courageous, inspiring essays in Nancy’s book. We all need stories overflowing with wisdom, healing, hope and love. Thanks Nancy for the uplifting reminder of how precious life is and how tenacious we must be to preserve it. If […]

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A Gift for Everyone

A new review on Amazon.com May 21, 2015 By S. Hayne “People who fight for their lives and show us the beauty of life are gifts. Each chapter in this book is a gift. I Am With You is a book of hope and healing for new cancer patients. Cancer […]

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Midnight Musings

I Am with You … Love Letters to Cancer Patients is a powerful book for the newly-diagnosed patient and for those who are going through treatment and for everyone else in the world as well. My amazing daughter-in-law, Carrie Baum, said, “This book is not about cancer. It is about […]

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