Your Glasses Are on Top of your Head
Midwest Book Award Winner
Brenda’s Latest Book, Your Glasses Are on Top of Your Head, takes a look at aging from many different perspectives. The stories are funny, hopeful, and often self-mocking, yet inspirational, adventurous, and full of wisdom. Eighty stories fill these pages, some will make you laugh out loud when you see yourself in the words of the writers.
“WARNING! This book may be dangerous to your lungs if you are asthmatic. I have never laughed so much at a book. I literally had to stop and retrieve my asthma inhaler in order to breathe, and I was still laughing for days after finishing this book. At 70 I could relate to every story, but the authentic humor will resonate with all adults. Funny is funny I don’t care who you are. I not only will recommend this book to my students,I am going to buy it for my family and friends.”
Dr. Carol Mahon
If the Battle is Over, Why am I Still in Uniform?
The story of Brendas journey through finding out she has colorectal cancer at age 39. She uses irreverent humor to cope with the devastating news of a lifetime with a colostomy and after some adjusting, resolves to live happily with it. This story is encouraging and honest about the experience of being diagnosed with cancer.
Bedpan Banter: Funny & Inspiring Medical Stories
A great book for healthcare professionals, and patients. The stories inside will make you laugh or lift you up. There are 110 stories and 81 contributors. Stories are contributed by nurses, doctors, patients and caregivers and makes a great gift for the general public or anyone recovering from time in the hospital.
It’s in the Bag and Under the CoversA groundbreaking book with an inside look from the view of a person with an ostomy or a caregiver dealing with the issues of sex, intimacy dating and caregiving. There are 64 stories shared honestly about a subject people have rarely talked about. There is heartbreak as well as triumph and everything in between. Maybe you need some ideas on how to tell your date you have an ostomy or maybe you just want to see how other people handle intimacy, its here for you to read.
I’d Like to Buy a Bowel Please
A compilation of stories of over eighty people who all have ostomy in common in some form or another. These stories written by caregivers, ostomates, and medical staff, are filled with humor, hope, and a slice of the ordinary of life living with an ostomy. Youll also get educated on the various reasons people need an ostomy and how this drastic surgery has been not only a life saver, but a life-enhancer for many.