What Doesn't Kill You (Paperback)
Touchstone Books, 9781416564218, 291pp.
Publication Date: April 4, 2016
"I really thought I had a handle on life--then it broke off."
Divorced since her daughter, Amber, was young, forty-something Tee has been "handling her business"--supporting herself after her would-be songwriter husband took off for L.A.--and she's done all right. But then everything changes. First, she's outplaced from her longtime job and doesn't tell anyone. Then she throws her daughter a dream wedding and, after overindulging in champagne, Tee wakes up in bed with the younger best man. For the first time in twenty- five years, she doesn't know who she is or what she's going to do every day. Deep in denial, Tee continues to live her life as if nothing has changed. After a series of financial missteps compound her already shaky situation, she teeters on the edge of bankruptcy. That's when she decides that it's time to wake up and face reality. Beyond "making money," Tee never really decided what she wanted to do with her life. Then she just stopped thinking about it and invested her hopes in someone else's dream. Now it's her chance to invest in herself. Can she step out on faith to follow her own dream?
Praise For What Doesn't Kill You…
"The anti-pity party: snappy, fun, and inspiring." -- Publisher's Weekly