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Family she wasn’t given to introspection Then the thunderbolt hit At the age of Tanya discovered she had tested positive for the BRCA gene a gene that meant her chances of developing breast and ovarian cancer young just increased exponentially Worse was to come when one of her beloved younger sisters tested positive tooA resilient personality Tanya was used to meeting challenges Growing up as part of a Lebanese family in a small NSW country town then coming out as a gay woman in a conservative environment meant she was us. Very proud of my dear friend Tanya on her debut book

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Ed to conflict But there were tough decisions ahead should she have her breasts and ovaries removed before the disease took hold Still a young woman yet to find a partner would she have time to have childrenTold with great verve and humour this memoir uestions what it is that makes you a woman shows how to meet adversity with courage and grace and offers some surprising revelations along the way As Tanya says ‘the profound moments in your life are not about getting what you want they are about discovering who you are’.. Tanya Saad s memoir is compelling articulate informative and moving With the hereditary BRCA1 gene mutation and Tanya s family history it wasn t a case of if she got ovarian andor breast cancer but when Preventative treatment choices are confronting and life changing on both a physical and emotional level bilateral mastectomy removal of fallopian tubes and ovaries but in terms of risk management they re also life affirming Tanya s childhood and family recollections are woven through the adult narrative growing up in the small country town of Taree her Lebanese heritage bullied in school work in the family shoe store the bond between herself and sisters Paula and Vivian their 3 month holiday to Lebanon in 1990 just months after the end of the civil war her beautiful relationship with grandmother Teta As an adult Tanya moves on from Taree t

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This is a story that reminds you of the exceptional courage dignity and grace that women are capable of Tanya and her sister confront the BRCA cancer gene in a way that transcends any narrow definitions of womanhood'' Rachael TaylorThis dazzling memoir reveals one woman’s determination to overcome the odds and survive a frightening prognosisTanya Saad’s life wasn’t perfect but it wasn’t far off Happily occupied with a demanding job the competitive cycling she loved and the From the PDF or support of her irrepressible. Knowledge is power and now I just need to manage it In this memoir Tanya writes of both her childhood and adult experiences neatly weaving both narratives togetherTanya is the eldest of three girls She was born and raised in regional New South Wales where she and her family lived next door to her fraternal grandparents Tanya and her sisters played piano at eisteddfods were competitive swimmers with Olympic aspirations worked at the family s shoe stores and helped out on their grandparents farm One of the most significant events in her childhood occurred in 1990 when just after the Lebanese Civil War ended Tanya and her family spent three months in Lebanon visiting relativesAt the age of thirty in 2008 Tanya Saad tested positive for BRCA1 This meant that she had inherited a gene which had greatly increased her risk of developing a


8 thoughts on “From the Feet Up

  1. says:

    Please note I choose not to give memoirs a star ratingAt the age of 30 Tanya Saad tested positive for BRCA1 a hereditary gene that greatly increases the risk of its carrier developing aggressive breast andor ovari

  2. says:

    ‘Knowledge is power and now I just need to manage it’In this memoir Tanya writes of both her childhood and adult experiences neatly weaving both narratives togetherTanya is the eldest of three girls She was born and raised in regional New South Wales where she and her family lived next door to her fraternal grandparents Tanya and her sist

  3. says:

    This is a great book about an amazing woman with an eually amazing familyIt is proof that what doesn't destroy us makes us strongerTanya's story is told in a very honest and often humorous way Her relationships with her sisters resonated with me detailing the additional responsibilities often taken on by the eldest childHer ability

  4. says:

    Very proud of

  5. says:

    This is a great book enjoyed itTanya had great courage and strength in doing what she had to doShe had a great supportive family she is very lucky

  6. says:

    Tanya Saad's memoir is compelling articulate informative and moving With the hereditary BRCA1 gene mutation and Tanya's family history it wasn't a case of if she got ovarian andor breast cancer but when Preventative treatment choices are confronting and life changing on both a physical and emotional level bilateral mastectomy removal of fa

  7. says:

    Tanya tells an important story The writing is not the easiest style to read but it is ok Her story is worth knowing

  8. says:

    This book struck accord with me and I cannot recommend it highly enough

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