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Dovevo regolare i conti. Con me stesso anzitutto. Certo è uscito un libro brutale, che non mi aspettavo. Ma mi è servito ad accettare la vita come è stata, senza false consolazioni. Mi servirà a fare punto e a capo, verso un domani senza lineamenti. È tutto vero, eppure a leggere non sembro io. Se, arrivato alla fine, non vorrai più essere amico…
In August, 2008 Dr. Sealy was diagnosed with locally advanced breast cancer. This is the story of crisis, survival and healing after 10 months of treatment and another year of recovery. The family suffered individually and collectively. Spiritual care helped the family heal from the physical and the emotional cancer in their lives.
Dr. Sealy’s book is an honest and open account of a woman and her family’s struggle with cancer. The journaling of her own passion story in terms of Christ’s passion has a long history in Christian spirituality. I have no doubt that Pat’s story will resonate emotionally and spiritually with other cancer sufferers, their families and caregivers.
Dr. Sealy’s story is a courageous journey from death to life—through pain and suffering to hope—by a cancer survivor who has discovered a deeper appreciation and understanding of life. — Rev. Dr. David McKane
Learn to support families going through cancer by reading how they survived their struggle.
Dr. Sealy is a registered nurse and sociologist. She is married to Kevin Webb and has two daughters, Eliza (age 14) and Leonie (age 10). She has worked as a public health researcher and taught family nursing in the baccalaureate program. They live in London, Ontario.