Rose suddenly becomes seriously ill, collapsing her whole world. She decides to fight back. Read about her fight, her grief and her pain. But also about how the people very close to her coped with her illness. Can they stay with her or avoid her because they do not know how to handle it? A glimpse into Rose's life, in order to show that not every day is a day of being sick, but there are also days of joy and togetherness. In collaboration with Rose, this book came about because the author and Rose find it very important that her story is expressed. Carla Buitenhuis (58) is married and currently she enjoys travelling with her husband in their free time. When a colleague was hit by a serious illness, she decided to write a book about her experiences as a friend who was there throughout her friend's sickness.