In fairy tales, if the third travail doesn't kill you, magical transformations occur. Third Time Lucky: A Creative Recovery is no fairytale, however. It is the real-life account of a young woman's struggle and triumph over issues that affect every modern woman: sexuality, body image, empowerment, and the journey toward truth. Pasha Hogan's captivating story depicts how the devastating news of a third cancer diagnosis, at age thirty-one, catapults the author into the unknown territory of learning to love herself genuinely and honestly. As she confronts the ravages of cancer, identity and career crises, and depression, Hogan realizes that these challenges present the opportunity to leave behind "normal" life and embrace the longings of her heart and soul-to live a creative, full life as her true self. In Third Time Lucky, she invites readers to transform their own questions from, "Am I enough?" to "Am I enough of who I really am?