Side Effects: The Untold Story explodes with life-affirming, uplift- ing, confrontational poetry that valiantly tells the autobio- graphical story of the authorís battle with the aftermath of metastatic breast cancer, six months of aggressive chemo- therapy and eight weeks of radiation treatments, which left her with several side effects. In her poetic memoir she reveals the innovative methods she employs daily to battle the debili- tating side effects of those treatments.
Side Effects: The Untold Story will move you to tears, laughter, and self-empowerment as the author’s bold, optimistic, no- nonsense style poetic memoir ignites your desire to face your demons despite your fears, heal mind, body and spirit, and live your best life now with gratitude and a kick- ass attitude toward any adversity that would dare to enter your domain.
The only constant in my life is the frigging pain
Itís throbbing...pulsating; yes, itís hurting again
Itís nagging meómorning, noon, and night
Pain is always looking for a fight
But tonight, I wonít let it keep me awake
My two pills should knock pain out
So thatís what Iíll take