The Silver Lining Companion Guide

Allstate Insurance Company is giving away FREE copies "The Silver Lining Companion Guide" to every person in the U.S. diagnosed with breast cancer this year. The guide – a condensed version of The Silver Lining – was specially created to provide important information, practical tips and inspiration for everyone impacted by breast cancer. read more »

The Silver Lining Companion Guide

New York Times Best Selling Author

Hollye is a speaker, author, nurse, social worker and child development specialist who in 2010, was diagnosed with breast cancer. She is the experienced girlfriend who tells you what to expect, holds your hand and helps you find Silver Linings during the cancer experience.

New York Times Best Selling Author

The Book

A New York Times best seller, The Silver Lining is an informative, therapeutic, and supportive resource for anyone whose life has been touched by cancer. It is a lifeline, guide, and source of hope that is simultaneously honest and illuminating, practical and reliable.

The Book

The Silver Pen Mission

The mission of The Silver Pen is to serve as an everyday source of inspiration and information. It is an honest guide to navigating the realities of cancer with a focus on health, balance, humor and above all, Silver Linings.

The Silver Pen Mission

Recent Press

As seen in O Magazine, People magazine, and on The New York Times bestseller list, The Silver Lining is the essential resource for anyone touched by cancer.

Recent Press

The Silver Lining Companion Guide

Allstate Insurance Company is giving away FREE copies "The Silver Lining Companion Guide" to every person in the U.S. diagnosed with breast cancer this year. The guide – a condensed version of The Silver Lining – was specially created to provide important information, practical tips and inspiration for everyone impacted by breast cancer. read more »

New York Times Best Selling Author

Hollye is a speaker, author, nurse, social worker and child development specialist who in 2010, was diagnosed with breast cancer. She is the experienced girlfriend who tells you what to expect, holds your hand and helps you find Silver Linings during the cancer experience.

The Book

A New York Times best seller, The Silver Lining is an informative, therapeutic, and supportive resource for anyone whose life has been touched by cancer. It is a lifeline, guide, and source of hope that is simultaneously honest and illuminating, practical and reliable.

The Silver Pen Mission

The mission of The Silver Pen is to serve as an everyday source of inspiration and information. It is an honest guide to navigating the realities of cancer with a focus on health, balance, humor and above all, Silver Linings.

Recent Press

As seen in O Magazine, People magazine, and on The New York Times bestseller list, The Silver Lining is the essential resource for anyone touched by cancer.

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Sugar on Your Brain

Sugar on Your Brain

I have a sugar problem. There. I said it.  I crave it like mad and have never met a HoHo, Ding-Dong or bowl of Malted Milk Ball ice cream, doughnut, cupcake or piece of chocolate salted caramel cake that I don’t like. Even thinking about it makes me drool. This is serious, people.

When people say to me, “I’m not a sweets person,”  I look at them with a “WTF?” expression on my face. I just can’t begin to imagine how in the world a person cannot love sweets.  It is literally beyond my comprehension!

 I have written about my love of – and need to curb – sugar intake here before.  However, I need reminding of just how BAD it is for all of us, but especially those of us who have had any kind of cancer.  Sugar messes with my mind and always – always! – leaves me wanting more.  I’m not the only one, which is why I’m ...

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