“Round The Twist is a memoir about being incredibly alive and deeply loved, crackling with detail, intensity, and wit. A balm for the soul, a love story in disguise.”
"You will be inspired by what can be accomplished through courage, tenacity, spirituality, and hope."
Are you in Los Angeles? Invite Lisa to your Book Club, Support Group, or Wellness Center to discuss her book Round the Twist: Facing the Abdominable after its release in September 2023
If you are interested in putting together a Live Event (Los Angeles) or by Zoom (nationwide), please contact Lisa.
Lisa's memoir chronicles her year with colon cancer, and includes the following topics appropriate for discussion:
Cancer Diagnosis before the age of 50
Power of Positive Thinking and Mental Health of Cancer Survival
Physical Fitness as a Tool for Coping with Cancer and its Treatments
Living with a Colostomy (specifically, with generalized mention of ileostomy)
Chemotherapy and Radiation Survival
Major Abdominal Surgery Recovery (colectomy, anastomosis, salpingo-oophorectomy, specifically)
September 7, 2023
October 19, 2023
Survivorship Educational Dinner
Hosted by Providence St. Joseph's Hospital, Orange, CA
November 9, 2023
"Living Today: Mind, Body, and Spirit"
Retreat hosted by The Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment
Providence St. Joseph's Hospital, Orange, CA
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March 5-6, 2023
Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC) Spring Public Policy Forum, Washington DC
August 12, 2023
Interview with author & speaker: Karen E Osborne in her web series: "What are You Reading? What are You Writing"
August 10-12, 2023
United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA) annual conference, Houston TX, in person to sell advance copies of the book
August 31, 2023
"What are you Reading? What are you Writing?"
Interview with author Karen E. Osborne