It’s impossible for me to talk about time without me talking about my time with him.

Nora McInerny Purmort talks about life, death, marriage, bucket lists, writing a book, not knowing the future, perfection, fear, and doing all the things. If you’re a fan of GIFs and living life to the fullest, watch this one.

About the speaker

Nora McInerny Purmort is very tall. She is the widow of Spider-Man (Aaron Purmort), the mother of #Ralphiegrams and the holder of many opinions. She is a big fan of hospitals and doctors and nurses and friendly front desk people who remember your name. Nora is the writer behind My Husband’s Tumor, a blog that chronicled her husband’s diagnosis with Stage IV Brain Cancer. Her first book, It’s Okay To Laugh (Crying’s Cool Too), will be published by Dey Sreet (HarperCollins) in May 2016.

My Husbands Tumor

It’s not a cancer story, it’s a love story. With some cancer.

Still Kickin

Still Kickin is a 501©(3) non-profit dedicated to building a braver, more supportive world. One shirt, one person, one workout at a tim

It’s Okay to Laugh (Crying’s Cool Too)

Joining the ranks of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened and Carry On, Warrior, a fierce, hysterically funny memoir that reminds us that comedy equals tragedy plus time. It’s OK to Laugh explores universal themes of love, marriage, work, (single) motherhood, and depression through her refreshingly frank viewpoint. A love letter to life, in all of its messy glory, and what it’s like to still be kickin’, It’s OK to Laugh is like a long chat with a close friend over a cup of coffee (or chardonnay).

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