Mani-Pedi STAT: Memoirs of A Jersey Girl Who Almost Lost Everything by Deb EbensteinMani-Pedi STAT: Memoirs of A Jersey Girl Who Almost Lost Everything by Deb Ebenstein

Mani-Pedi STAT: Memoirs of A Jersey Girl Who Almost Lost Everything

byDeb Ebenstein

Paperback | November 21, 2014

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A laugh-out-loud funny, sassy, helpful, and profoundly honest memoir,Mani-Pedi STAT chronicles Deb Ebenstein's two bouts with cancer, and a rare blood disorder, between the ages of sixteen and thirty-three. Navigating cancer treatments while continuing to balance real life and then returning to a world she doesn't quite recognize anymore, her story is told through the eyes of a bright-eyed Jersey girl who loves boys, sports, fashion, and ultimately a family of her own.Deb discovers that at the very worst of times-when her body is bloated and her future is uncertain and bleak-that the generosity of girlfriends, family, and a good mani-pedi can lift the spirits and help her thrive and survive.Mani-Pedi STAT is for survivors, friends of survivors, and memoir lovers alike. It will bring patienthood to life in ways that make you laugh and cry at the same time, and along the way you might learn a thing or two for your next trip to the doctor's office.
Deb Ebenstein is a Jersey girl turned wife, mother, and some say survivor. She is a graduate of Rutgers College and received her Masters in Social Work from Yeshiva University. In her first published book,Mani Pedi STAT, she gives an honest and not so proper account of her experience with serious illness and recovery. She lives in West...
Title:Mani-Pedi STAT: Memoirs of A Jersey Girl Who Almost Lost EverythingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.56 inPublished:November 21, 2014Publisher:Rare Bird BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1940207126

ISBN - 13:9781940207124


Editorial Reviews

'You want Jersey tough? Step aside, Gov. Chris Christie. Meet Deb Ebenstein.'-ForeWordAlternately funny and touching, the memoir follows Ebenstein into young adulthood, marriage, motherhood... With candor and humor, the author learns to take charge of her own life and to face her challenges with hope and courage." -Publishers Weekly "