I hold the needle about five centimeters from my bare skin. My hand isnt shaking, but I am nervous. Its my first time, and I dont know if I can do this or what it will feel like. Tears start to well in my eyes, and my vision begins to blur. I move the needle away and look at my husband sitting next to me.
You can do it, Brad says. It wont hurt, youre brave.
Ive never wanted to be a police officer, I didnt meet my husband the first day on the job, Ive never faced down infertility, I wouldnt know the first thing about my style personality, and Ive never had to bury guinea pigs. Yet I met myself again and again in Sheryns wonderful story. In this Facebook world of carefully curated selfies and posts, here is a woman who totally tells it like it is. Life Wide Open, indeed!
(Christina Tyson, editor)
Sheryn is a marvellous writertotally honest and candid yet discreet and a natural storyteller. And so funny! Delightful, moving, thought-provoking stuff.
(Roger Steele, publisher)
This book offers a buffet of emotions: joy, grief, regret, laughter, conviction, hope, and blessingall presented in one powerful experience. Sheryns style is conversational and the vulnerability she displays gives me permission to be vulnerable as a reader.
(Shar Davis, Salvation Army)