You are a Survivor from Day One
On the heels of the acclaimed Learning Channel documentary and best-selling survival guidebook Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips comes this survivor's companion. In Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips Kris Carr and her posse of Cancer Babes shared their wealth of insights, tricks, how-tos, and hell yeahs for living life with cancer. Now Kris invites all the Cancer Cowgirls (and dudes) out there to chat back and record their own journeys, with this beautifully illustrated, full-color go-anywhere companion.
Pairing Kris's signature sass and smart, soulful, real advice with thoughtful exercises, new contributors, and ample space for writing and reflecting, Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor reaffirms that it is possible to live a real, fun, crazy, sexy life—with cancer. Kris shares her wit and wisdom on everything from food and exercise to make-up, meditation, spirituality, dreams, planning for today (and the future), and much, much more.
The user-friendly trim size and flexible-cover format meanwhile ensure that this incomparable blend of informative pocket companion and journal can go anywhere—brightening up those hours in hospital waiting rooms, at home, or spent out in the big, wide, wonderful world putting into practice that most precious truth: healing is about truly living.
KRIS CARR is an award-winning actress, photographer and filmmaker. Kris's documentary Crazy Sexy Cancer, chronicling her journey with cancer, was featured on The Learning Channel in 2007. In 2002 Kris directed a short entitled Redemption about the 20th anniversary of the Bottle Bill and the homeless men and women who rely on the nickel deposits for their livelihood. As an actress, her stage credits include: the role of Cathy Mae (based on Marilyn Monroe) in the world premiere of Arthur Miller's Mr. Peters' Connections, opposite Peter Falk; the Broadway production of Chicago which she toured throughout the US and Europe; performances at such notable venues as Naked Angels, New York Stage & Film, The New Victory, Sundance Theatre Institute, Samuel Beckett Theater, Soho Rep, Cleveland Playhouse, Classic Stage Company; and the HBO Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. Some film and television credits include Queenie In Love (Cannes Film Festival); Five Years (“Best Feature Film” 2002 Victoria Independent Film Festival); the title character in the award-winning short film Kalin's Prayer (Best Short Film, Hamptons Film Festival); Law & Order; the PBS documentary Arthur Miller: Portrait of a Storyteller; commercials for Dove, Nike, Taco Bell, Jeep Cherokee, Lifetime, Chase Bank, the US Olympics; and several SuperBowl spots for Bud Light. Kris has been a faculty member at both Playwrights Horizons Theater School (NYU) and Stone Street Studios. For more information on Kris' photography go to www.kriscarrphotography.com. For more info on her Crazy Sexy revolution, go to my.crazysexylife.com
Praise for Kris Carr and her bestselling Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips
“Kris is the ray of light that is needed to raise awareness of what it means to give back. What more can one wish for? She is a true leader of courage and inspiration.”
“Kris Carr has done something extraordinary with this book: She has put cancer in its place. She has triumphed, and paved a path by which others can triumph too. She deserves our most heartfelt ‘Bravo.'"
—Marianne Williamson, author of A Return to Love and Everyday Grace
“Carr's documentary, and her new book, Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips, may be the first girlfriend's guide to living with cancer—a sign of the times really. More and more people are living with cancer, and Carr's message is they can live full lives, they don't have to be “defined” by the c-word.”—Kelly Wallace, CBS News Correspondent
“Kris Carr's book is an excellent resource filled with tips on how to not only survive but thrive. . . . [T]he abundant information about life and living contained in this book will coach you in a way that will make you an empowered star performer and winner in the face of adversity.”
—Bernie Siegel, MD, author of Love, Medicine & Miracles and Help Me to Heal