In award-winning author Betty Collier’s book, SHOWgrins, readers will learn about Sjögren’s syndrome through the inspiring and uplifting story of five incredible women on her celebrity panel. Betty unravels this silent, incurable disease which affects millions by bringing into the limelight the cases of Cathy Taylor, Estrella Bibbey, Judy Kang, Lynn Petruzzi, and Paula Beth Sosin. These five extraordinary women opened their hearts and shared their Sjögren’s stories with the world for everyone to understand more about this chronic illness to help increase awareness and expedite new diagnoses and treatment options. This book is inspiring to anyone fighting an illness or who may be at any type of crossroad in their lives. Even when trouble comes, readers will be inspired to face it head on, and be an overcomer.
Betty Collier is a nurse by profession, author by passion, and storyteller by the grace of God. After reading the headlines that tennis pro Venus Williams suffers from Sjögren’s syndrome, Betty began her quest to share the journey of others battling this incurable disease. The third in her “Living Inside The Testimony® Book Series”, Betty hopes others will discover that they too live inside testimonies meant to be shared. Betty lives in Bartlett, Tennessee, with her husband, the absolute love of her life, and their two sons