Coming to terms with this reality was a lot like accepting the death of a loved one.
You Don’t LOOK Sick!: Living Well with Invisible Chronic Illness chronicles a patient’s true-life accounts and her physician’s compassionate commentary as they take a journey through the three stages of chronic illness Getting Sick, Being Sick, and Living Well. This resource helps you focus on building a meaningful life that contains illness as opposed to a life of frustration and fear. Designed for patients in at all stages of the chronic illness journey, this book will also be illuminating for caregivers and loved ones.
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I’ve learned that having a chronic illness is not a prison sentence. It does not mean I must spend the rest of my life feeling depressed and angry, locked away from the world inside my little sick box. It does not mean that I am useless and no longer have any gifts to share, but it may mean that I must develop some new ones.
You Don’t LOOK Sick! addresses practical aspects of chronic illness, such as:
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"This is a POIGNANT, EASY-TO-READ chronicle of the journey of a person afflicted with a chronic illness." -- Bob Crittenden, MD, MPH, Chief of Family Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
"Will benefit not only patients with chronic illnesses, but also their health care providers and family members." -- Roberto Patarca-Montero, MD, PhD, HCLD, Author of the Handbook of Cancer-Related Fatigue and the Concise Encyclopedia of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
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