Having once been the beauty queen and the fashion model, Blair is trying to get her life back together after struggling with breast cancer. While trying to prove she was all better and fully recovered, she helps teens deal with a pagent she herself had won years before. Trying to present a brave face, she ignores the questioning glances of others and faces down the one man who treats her as a woman.
Nick lived the life of having someone he loved totally devoted to the beauty circuit. The death of his wife had left him raising their daughter alone and a bitter taste for beauty queens. Finding himself attracted to Blair is not what he wants.
The fact that Blair has cancer, and still has to face it and the results are significant. They are dealt with very nicely.