A story of inspiration, hope, heartbreak and reality.
The cornerstone of Choose Your Attitude™ can be found within the legacy left by Brianna Oas Strand. Her story seen through the eyes of her husband, is one of inspiration, hope, heartbreak and reality. Strand’s new book, Loving Someone Who Is Dying: Choose Your Attitude, Create Your Life!, invites readers into the tragically short life of a woman who battled cystic fibrosis yet relentlessly pursued living life to its fullest. Each page gives readers a lesson on grace and acceptance from a woman who saw life as an opportunity even when she was given a medical death sentence. The book is a source of inspiration and comfort for anyone facing life challenges, seeking a deeper faith in the face of difficulties, caring for a loved one battling a chronic and life-threatening illness, and looking for a reason to choose happiness over helplessness.
ABOUT THE STORY
"My biggest fear is my unlived life"
- Brianna Oas Strand
In 2007 Brianna went on the stage in front of over 3500 WA FFA Members and gave this retiring address where she leaves a inspiring message that will have written out her entire life's purpose. This event is where Nicholas and Brianna began their journey together. Nicholas as the Production Manager, Technical Director, Brianna as the 2007 Washington State FFA Officer.
ABOUT THE BOOK
A quiet lesson in grace and acceptance from a young woman who saw life as an opportunity even when she was given a medical death sentence.
Diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at age three, Brianna Oas Strand was told she wouldn't live past thirteen. A tragically short life spent in and out of hospitals, ruthless infections, medical trials and treatments, and no promises. But with a superhuman spirit and the support of her family and community, Brianna fought for not only each breath but to put life into each breath.
Told through her husband's eyes, Loving Someone Who Is Dying is Brianna's moving story as she battled CF yet relentlessly pursued a full life working with animals, falling in love, starting a family, becoming an advocate for those with CF, and taking the fight for funding to the most public platform the United States Senate.
Loving Someone Who Is Dying is a book for anyone facing life challenges, simply looking for faith, and a reason to truly choose happiness over despair, hope over helplessness. It continues her legacy and promoting her message to the world Choose Your Attitude, Create Your Life.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nick wants to make his guardian angel Brianna proud. He speaks openly to people about the uncomfortable topic of death, walking them through how to love someone who is dying and to support that difficult and often confusing time, but also to encourage people to truly live life to the fullest. With a number of projects in the works after finishing Loving Someone Who is Dying and speaking from his heart on the topic, Nick hopes to continue to share his wife’s legacy and to create more material and resources to share with the Choose Your Attitude™ community.READ MORE
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