Author Adrienne Weiss
CSCL Program Room
Sunday, Sep. 29, 2:00-3:00
Join us for for an entertaining and frank discussion about the book, Boob in a Box with author Adrienne Weiss and a representative from K&J's Complete Woman. Discover her secret of jumping through all the hoops associated breast cancer diagnosis. Explore your own philosophy about what constitutes beauty and how, in a patriarchal society, you can empower yourself to find the right options for you. A diagnosis of breast cancer is a landmark moment and extremely difficult to handle and Boob in a Box starts the conversation about getting through it. The author includes information about the various options regarding reconstruction, how our culture’s aesthetics influence decisions as well as the pressures women feel to even have breasts.
The author will talk about her own journey with breast cancer as well as provide some basic information about the processes of healing, surgery and recovery. Plan to be both entertained and informed. Copies of her book will be available for purchase.
Adrienne J. Weiss is the author of Boob in a Box and 6-year breast cancer survivor.