CAMERON AUXER signing and discussing WHEN BODIES BREAK: HOW WE SURVIVE AND THRIVE WITH ILLNESS AND DISABILITY a collection of the personal stories and essays of 32 inspiring, resilient people who share stories of struggle, strength and survival through chronic illness. Cameron B. Auxer, M.A. of Peterborough is a wedding celebrant, Reiki practitioner, certified holistic health educator, blogger, writer and public speaker. She has lived with multiple chronic illnesses through her entire life, including asthma, chronic fatigue syndrome, osteoarthritis and a rare disease called fibromuscular dysplasia, as well as suffering four mild heart attacks. Her mission is to inspire others to find joy and purpose in life, despite illness and limitations.
For added ambience, and to emphasize the topic of self-care, Susan Graham, a local professional harpist, has offered to play the harp during the book signing, as music is healing on many levels!
All royalties from book sales go to autoimmune disease research at the Benaroya Research Institute of the Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.