Denise Lecoy is a member of the Penticton Indian Band, the proud wife of Lloyd and the mother of six beautiful young men. After obtaining her diploma in nursing in 1993, Denise worked in community health programming in both front-line and management capacities. A self-employed health promotions consultant, Denise is the provincial coordinator for the B.C. Ministry of Health Service's Aboriginal Tobacco Strategy, Honouring Our Health. Looking After Me is her first book with Theytus.