At what should have been one of the happiest times for Marcie Nolan, she received news that would change her life forever.
It was April 2005 and Marcie was a 32-year-old Guelph teacher who was pregnant with her second child. She, her husband Jeff, and their two-year-old daughter Bryn, were eagerly awaiting the arrival of their new baby. But suddenly every thing changed when Marcie found a large, hard lump in her breast. After undergoing a breast ultrasound, a needle biopsy, and a core biopsy, her surgeon called her with the devastating results: Marcie had breast cancer. What came next was a year of hospitals, tests, surgeries, chemotherapy, and of course, the birth of a second daughter, Dana.
My Marmoirs: The True Story of a Head on a Stick is Marcie's first hand account of that unforgettable year. It details the experiences of someone who has had her life turned upside down but refuses to give up. Marcie lets us inside her battle with breast cancer and shows us how she dealt with this intruder with courage, strength, faith, hope, love and a great sense of humour. Her story will make you laugh, cry, and finally cheer for the indomitable spirit that allowed her to look death in the eyes and say, "No! If you want me, you'll have to come and catch me."