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At 41 - with two teenagers and a contentedly unadventurous life - Heather Hawkins made a doctor's appointment. Diagnosed with stage one ovarian cancer, within nine days she had surgery to remove an 18cm tumour and a full hysterectomy. Instead of chemotherapy, she chose a noninvasive surveillance treatment.

The experience reignited Heather's adventurous and invincible spirit. At 47 she pulled on an old pair of shorts and runners and struggled to the end of a four kilometres mothers' day fun run with her kids. Five years later she has 17 marathons and three ultra-marathons under her belt, including the North Pole Marathon and the extraordinary World Marathon Challenge - a gruelling seven marathons in seven days on seven continents. She topped that off by trekking 1,700 km in the thin air of Nepal's Great Himalaya Trail.

And she's only just getting started....

©2017 Heather Hawkins (P)2017 Audible, Ltd

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our precious life

loved it... emotional and honest and shows what we are capable of. thankyou heather x

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Amazing!

Beautifully written and narrated by Heather herself. This books is inspiring, entertaining, motivating and moving all in one. Heather is an incredible person, and to provide such an intimate insight in her life and thoughts is her gift to the world. I loved this book!

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loved it. laughed. cried. and am trying my best to be my best adventurous spirit

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