Clear Cut: One Woman's Journey of Life in the Body
by Ginny Jordan (Goodreads Author)
My body starts heaving. Exhaustion encases everything I do, even washing the kids' cereal bowls. It feels as though layers of thick gauze have wrapped themselves around the faces of my three children. A hardened grayness taking over the spaces between everything. Sealing the tissue between my ribs. Filling in the distance between the kitchen window and the soccer ball in t...more
Hardcover, 175 pages
Published December 15th 2011 by Lantern Books
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In the effort of full disclosure, I am working on this book. That said, I only work on books that I really love and this book resonated with me in a way that few do. It speaks to the spiritual side of me that doesn't often know where to go. Ginny's story of being diagnosed with breast cancer at 35 (I am 35 this year), while her three children were small, is one of the nightmares that haunts me. But reading this book allowed me to see beyond the fear of illness striking me down. Ginny's quiet tri...more
Ginny Jordan, MFA, is a writer, poet, and psychotherapist. She is co-founder of BeadforLife, a non-profit organization that works with women in Uganda to help them raise themselves out of poverty. Ginny has three children and has recently become a grandmother. She lives and works in Boulder, Colorado.More about Ginny Jordan...