We are getting so close it's hard to contain my excitement!
I have secured an editor. She used to work for Random House and is incredibly talented.
To let you in on what is going on with me outside of this project. I am in the middle of yet another insurance company battle, and every day I hear more and more from others who are in battles of their own. While these new stories are not ones that will be included in the book it is a reminder of how important this book is.
Fighting with insurance companies is exhausting. I'm the type of person who would much rather peacefully work my way through situations. However, when you're fighting a giant you can't just allow yourself to be stepped on. I found myself last week feeling completely overwhelmed by the fight.
Then I had this realization: If I were to give up, I am essentially allowing these companies to continue doing what they unethically do. I'm more freely allowing this to happen to the next person, and the one after that, and everyone else down the line... many of whom will be weaker, older, or sicker. I would be contributing to the problem.
I'm not ready to give up. I'm not ready to be another reason why others will have to fight in the future.
If we stand together and talk about what is happening the silence and the lack of concern we give this topic will start to fade away.
When we speak out together we become a very powerful voice. This book is a vehicle to unite our voices and start openly discussing the problems and ways to fix them.
Sometimes we have to fight the giant... even and especially when it's difficult.
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