Then Came Life: A Memoir of Living with the Same Courage, Spirit, and Humor that Helped Me Survive Breast Cancer

Then Came Life: A Memoir of Living with the Same Courage, Spirit, and Humor that Helped Me Survive Breast Cancer

Geralyn Lucas


the writer of Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy dares all ladies who've had a stumble in lifestyles to harness their battling spirit and stand again up with braveness and optimism.

Twenty years in the past, Geralyn Lucas wear crimson lipstick earlier than getting into the working room to teach every body that she deliberate to come back out the daring and bold girl she by no means concept she may be. At twenty-seven, she didn't detect how a lot her unmarried act of braveness may connect to girls and endear her to breast melanoma survivors around the globe.

In Then got here existence, Geralyn is again with an identical fearless angle, exploring what it skill to outlive melanoma, basically to stand new demanding situations. while she used to be battling melanoma, Geralyn prayed she might reside lengthy sufficient to get wrinkles. Now in her mid-forties, she’s the mummy of 2 miracle infants, one who’s grown right into a suggest tween with a fierce eye-roll and the opposite a twister of little-boy power who refuses to play by way of his preschool’s ideas. Her storybook romance has turn into treatment with a grumpy prince, the task she loves strikes around the state with no her, and her hard-won wrinkles simply make her lengthy for Botox.

Then got here existence is a wholly unique reaction to life’s demanding situations that reminds readers to constantly have the ability to show the mundane in existence right into a miracle. With an infectious feel of empowerment and hilarious voice, Geralyn has crafted a playbook for girls all over to fall again in love with existence. All girls will realize themselves in Geralyn and her tale approximately re-discovering the resilience, braveness, and humor had to reinvent your self at all ages.

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