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Mary Elizabeth Coen

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Living in Ireland, Mary Elizabeth Coen is a former Home Economics teacher and lifestyle journalist.
Though she always dreamed of being a writer, Mary Elizabeth took a rather circuitous route getting there. You could say she has had several incarnations in this lifetime from Home Economics teacher to Fashion Editor of a magazine, along with being mother to three wonderful children, Mark, Janet and Emily. Due to demand from clients she opened her own pr consultancy firm specializing in fashion; - the dream job for a fashionista, availing of great discounts on wonderful shoes and vintage clothing.

Unfortunately the five inch stilettos had to go when Mary’s health deteriorated and she received a diagnosis of fibromyalgia. Work too, had to take a

In Ireland ovarian cancer is ignored, yet it is the silent cancer, that’s been killing me softly.

Any diagnosis is a relief if it comes after multiple visits to the doctor, in which you are increasingly dismissed as the unimportant crazy woman, with symptoms no pill can fix. I was told that my bloated abdomen was due to advancing years and stress, in spite of blood tests showing elevated...

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Luigi Pellegrino BONJOUR MARY, Non conosco la lingua inglese, per cui non avro' mai la gioia di scoprire il Suo talento. Pero', leggendo la sua breve biografia, la Sua LINFA VITALE di scrittore traspare abbondantemente! Je Vous remercie de Votre amitié, j'en suis honoré, et bien entendu la mienne aussi Vous est acquise. Cordialement, Luigi

Promod Sharma Thanks for connecting. Loved it.
It would perhaps be in order to connect on Twitter and Facebook for enhanced communication.
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Will be more inclined to know and discuss about your nonfiction books. To start with, we can exchange short synopses of our respective books for reading and rating.
20 years of selfless action and contemplation focused on QUALITY OF LIFE. Continue visiting;

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Mary Coen Thank you Thomas. It is equally my pleasure to meet you here.

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Mary Coen Thomas wrote: "Nice to be acquainted with her as well on Twitter, Mary. We teachers must stick together!"

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