“Fluid of Life” Proof Arrives

It was a busy morning so when I heard a knock on the door, I wondered who was interrupting me in getting things done. Oh! A delivery driver. I remembered the proof for Fluid of Life was supposed to arrive today, but I had forgotten until I heard the knock.

Getting the first copy of any book is always exciting. I dropped what I was doing, opened the package and examined the book.

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Looking for Reviews for “Fluid of Life”

I announced earlier on this blog that I’m releasing my first non-fiction book, one under my given name: Diana Tibert. As launch day approaches, I’m hoping to have a few reviews ready to go either to be placed on Amazon when the book is launched or on its Goodreads page (which I have created yet, but will).

Fluid of Life is my experience with anemia. I never had a blood test until I was 29, yet I believe I was anemic since my mid-teens. Anemia is not life-threatening… unless it goes unmonitored and it lasts for decades. I didn’t know that until a friend ended up in hospital for treatment. Then I understood living with anemia wasn’t an option. I had to start living with the amount of blood my body needed to survive and thrive.

I’m looking for women age 25 and up. Why set the bar so young? I wish I had known this in my 20s, so I could have better monitored my blood and so I could have taken action sooner.

Why women? Because women have a unique relationship with blood. Our menstrual cycle draws blood from us monthly and if we don’t watch it, we could be down before we know it.

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My First Nonfiction Book: “Fluid of Life”

I’ve published many fiction books under my pen name and I’ve had countless nonfiction articles published in newspapers and magazines under my given name, but I’ve never had a nonfiction book published. Until this spring.

I have many nonfiction books in the works, but the first to see light will be Fluid of LifeWhat doctors never told me about my blood. I wouldn’t call it a memoir. I’m sharing my experience of living with anemia, and I hope to provide information to others inflicted with the same condition, information doctors never told me. This is the information I would have loved to have had in my 20s.

I’ll talk more about the book as launch day approaches. Here’s a clip from it.

Fluid of Life by Diana Tibert

I WAS A healthy child and teen, so my parents saw no need to take me to the doctor’s office for a check-up. We didn’t go unless there was a problem. After all, it cost money to visit a doctor back then, and we were poor. The two dollar-service fee could buy a lot of food in the 60s and 70s and with 12 mouths to feed, every penny was needed.

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