Vicky Phelan joined Ray D'Arcy live on his radio show, to discuss her book 'Overcoming', which not only discusses her battle with cervical cancer, but the lesser known struggles she has also lived through. The book is nominated for the Irish Book Award.
You can vote for the Irish Book Awards here.
Closing date for votes is 6pm Wednesday November 13th.
You can listen to the interview in full above.
The an Post Irish Book Awards 2019 takes place on the 20th of November in The Convention Centre, Dublin.