Wait, It Gets Worse: Love, Death, And My Transformation From Control Freak To Human Being by Lydia SlabyWait, It Gets Worse: Love, Death, And My Transformation From Control Freak To Human Being by Lydia Slaby

Wait, It Gets Worse: Love, Death, And My Transformation From Control Freak To Human Being

byLydia Slaby

Paperback | March 19, 2019

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Lydia Slaby was 33 years old and had everything she believed would make her happy: three fancy private school degrees, a successful husband who was in the inner circles of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, a high-paying job as an attorney—even an enviable yoga practice. But under the surface Lydia’s life was in free fall. Her new marriage was one argument after another, she had a job she never wanted, and for some reason she had begun to rapidly lose weight, eventually turning a strange shade of yellowish-green. When she made a doctor’s appointment to talk about the toll of extreme stress, she was instead admitted with a diagnosis of lymphoma. As a cancer survivor, Lydia tries to piece back together her marriage, her career, and her own worth. It’s an imperfect rebirth, but perfection is something she must abandon if she is to find a new, calm, healthy life.
Lydia Slaby is an advocate, speaker, and writer focused on empowering people, communities, and organizations faced with daunting change. She is an advisor to Chicago’s 2nd Story; serves on the board of I AM THAT GIRL, an organization that helps young women around the world take ownership of their self-worth; and was a board member of C...
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Title:Wait, It Gets Worse: Love, Death, And My Transformation From Control Freak To Human BeingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:March 19, 2019Publisher:Disruption BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1633310280

ISBN - 13:9781633310285

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WAIT, IT GETS WORSE is one of those stranger-than-fiction stories that keeps readers on the edge of their seats. This perfectly-paced, well-told memoir of a journey no one wants to take is filled with fierce honesty, humor, and exuberance, delivering hard-won wisdom that uplifts and inspires hope." —Susan Wiggs, #1 New York Times bestselling author