At age 39, Lois Bhatt, the mother of a three-year-old daughter and a nine-month-old son was diagnosed with Stage II Breast Cancer. I’m Sorry You Have to Be Here, relates her fears, grief, anger, and hope as an individual and as a wife, mother, sister, friend and neighbor. It documents the complexities of what a mother diagnosed with cancer must face – misdiagnoses, surgery, chemotherapy and radiation – while continuing to parent young children and maintain a loving relationship with her husband. It is a very personal story. It identifies problems and fears that face a mother with a life threatening disease. The story is an emotional one speckled with many humorous moments, delving beneath the surface of diagnosis and treatment to reveal the changes and triumphs a family endures.
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A portion of the proceeds from the book will be donated to breast cancer research and breast cancer support organizations.About the Author:
Lois Cappetta Bhatt is the author of I’m Sorry You Have to Be Here, a mother’s story of cancer, family, and survival (PinkInk, Corp., 2002). A breast cancer survivor, Lois has been an active member of Pathways, a breast cancer support organization in New Jersey. For that organization she has been a speaker, breast health educator, grant writer and in 2001 chairperson for the annual campaign. Lois was the first Administrator of AIDS Interfaith Network, a grass roots organization serving a minority population with HIV in New Haven, Connecticut and has many of years of experience as an administrator at Yale University. Lois holds a B.S. from Quinnipiac College in Hamden, Connecticut. She lives an active live with her family in New Jersey.
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Book Description Pinkink, Corp., 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110972084002
Book Description Pinkink, Corp. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0972084002 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1496372
Book Description Pinkink, Corp., 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0972084002