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Back In The Swing After Breast Cancer

Oct 23, 2012

You weathered the diagnosis, underwent surgery, and made it through multiple rounds of chemotherapy.  In short, you've survived breast cancer.

Now how do you safely and smartly get back to everyday life?  On Wednesday's Central Standard, Jabulani Leffall talks with the creators of The Back in the Swing Cookbook: Recipes for Eating and Living Well Every Day After Breast Cancer to find out how.  They emphasize the need to nurture your mind, body, and spirit and look at the influence genetics, lifestyle choices, and the environment have on living a full and happy life after breast cancer.

Barbara C. Unell is the founder of Back in the Swing, and the author of a dozen books about healthy family living. The creator of many national publications and nonprofit programs, she has been an educator and media contributor on social issues around the country, appearing on Oprah, NPR, Good Morning America and NBC Nightly News, and in the New York Times.

Judith Fertig is a food lifestyle writer and cookbook author. She has written for Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Saveur, Vegetarian Times, and the New York Times. Her previous books include Prairie Home Cooking and Prairie Home Breads, as well as six BBQ titles she co-authored with Karen Adler. She resides in Overland Park, Kansas