A heartbreaking doctor's visit. A fate she never saw coming. She'd dig deep for the strength she so desperately needed...

Seattle, 2015. Jenny Lisk was happy with a perfectly normal, busy life. But after the usual bustling week, Friday night turned from downtime into mild alarm when her forty-three-year-old spouse shared that he'd been feeling dizzy. And after ten days of his condition steadily worsening, she still wasn't prepared for the stunning news: He was terminally ill.

Reeling from his diagnosis of an inoperable brain tumor, Jenny suddenly became not only a wife, mother, and career woman, but also a cancer-patient caregiver and parent of grieving children. And her many fears and uncertainties swirled around one relentless question:

Did she have what it takes to help her young family survive?

Through a vulnerable, honest account of preparing for the death of a loved one, Jenny shares tips and information about childhood grief, how to be there for mourning friends, and ways online communities provide essential support. And for those who feel lost and alone, or are grappling with any kind of loss, her deeply personal journey provides a universal beacon of hope.

Future Widow: Losing My Husband, Saving My Family, and Finding My Voice is a brave and raw narrative that doesn't pull any punches on the realities of caregiving and bereavement. If you like captivating stories, authentic inspiration, and understanding the grieving process, then you'll find encouragement in Jenny Lisk's touching memoir.

Buy Future Widow to rebuild a life today!

Praise for Future Widow:

"This book is one you never want to have to read. It's also the book everyone should read."
From the Foreword by Jana DeCristofaro, LCSW, The Dougy Center for Grieving Children and Families

"A poignant memoir and de facto guide for caring for a loved one."
BJ Miller, MD, Hospice & Palliative Medicine Physician

"Frank, tender, real, and ultimately optimistic, Future Widow is the ultimate gift for someone going through the unthinkable."
Julie Lythcott-Haims, New York Times bestselling author of How to Raise an Adult and Real American

“It’s been said that one person’s survival story becomes another person’s survival guide. With Future Widow Jenny Lisk has written that and so much more. This isn’t just a story of surviving—it’s also a story of thriving.”
Gina Warner, Founder, Badass Women’s Book Club

"Riveting, real and all too relatable, the kind of stuff you tell your friend in a late-night call when no one can hear you cry. Stunning.”
Leslie Gray Streeter, author of Black Widow

Title:Future Widow: Losing My Husband, Saving My Family, and Finding My Voice
Format:Kobo ebook
Published:March 18, 2021
Publisher:Bluhen Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781735613628

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