Randolph, NJ (PRWEB) February 5, 2010
Correct just before her 50th birthday, author Andrea Lynn Katz was diagnosed with an incurable kind of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Known for her wicked sense of humor, Andrea was determined to set an upbeat tone for her large birthday celebration. She decided to deliver her own roast, filled with the offbeat "slice-of-life" jokes that ultimately became the funny and completely-illustrated book, Chemo KateLynn: Humorous Perspectives on Life Prior to Cancer and Following Diagnosis (Bascom Hill Publishing Group February 2010 ISBN# 978-1-935456-02-five $ 15.95).
A relatable and light-hearted champion for patients, survivors and caregivers, Chemo KateLynn invites us all to appreciate the beauty of each day, find humor in daily living and be receptive to recognizing, cherishing, creating and sharing those amusing moments with other individuals. Chemo KateLynn admits that "cancer does suck," but funny issues take place along the way even though fighting this illness. Chemotherapy may possibly have taken her hair, but no amount of chemo could make a dent in her sense of humor.
"You get cancer, you far better have a sense of humor or your mental well being will go south more rapidly than you can say Tamoxifen. Katz's book demonstrates that, even in the darkest moments of our wellness, no matter how difficult, life nonetheless goes on. Although it could not cure, laughter is nevertheless a medicine that assists to heal." - P.C. Robinson, The Randolph Reporter
A thoughtful and delightful Valentine's Day gift for all the incredible ladies you adore in your life, Chemo KateLynn is available by way of Ingram Books, Baker & Taylor, and on Amazon.com. For much more on this title or to get in touch with the author, check out the Chemo KateLynn internet site.
About the author:
Right after a 25 year career in marketing and advertising and communications for a Fortune 250 company, two-time survivor Andrea Lynn Katz is now focusing on motivational speaking and writing for cancer survivors. A member of the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Andrea has been married to her husband Michael for 30 years. They have two young children - Lauren and Jared. Andrea and Michael live in Randolph, New Jersey.