Finger up the Bum

Finger up the Bum

A Guide to My Prostate Cancer

Book - 2016
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"How do you deal with a terminal diagnosis in your 40's? How can you really talk about it with friends and family? By the age of forty-five, I had built a good life, with a wonderful wife and daughter, and a fifteen-minute walk from home to my own boutique consulting company, where I provided advice on the job market. I partied hard in my younger days but had finally settled down into a sweet routine. I was in good health, ate a good diet, and rarely got sick. Then after a regular checkup, my family doctor sent me to specialists for the old finger up the bum and discovered I have terminal cancer. Finger Up the Bum explores my terminal diagnosis with in-your-face humour. So many guys have a hard time talking about things like this, whether it's cancer or an illness in general. It can be awkward, embarrassing, and even a little emasculating. There is no shame in getting sick. But there is a problem if we can no longer talk about illness like normal human beings. We may not be able to cure cancer with a bunch of bad jokes, but we can mock the hell out of it."--
Publisher: Vancouver :, Leola Productions,, [2016]
Description: 79 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780995278707
Branch Call Number: 616.99463 Ize
Additional Contributors: Izen, J. Roy
Izen, Jon

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Aug 08, 2017

There is probably an important message for men in this memoir but I found it hidden by the scatological humour and the quirky cartoons.

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