Olivia Silver is a former journalist whose writing has appeared in such publications as the Chicago Tribune, Arizona Daily Star and Chicago Lawyer magazine. She currently works in PR, but she never strays too far from her love of writing. She lives in Chicago with her husband and English bulldog. She is currently battling breast cancer at the age of 36, which is taking her on an unexpected journey. She’s staying positive, learning new ways to dress up her bald head and encouraging all women to do self-examinations of their breasts. Please check out her blog at and follow her on Twitter at @OliviaSilver.