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Books on Coping or Healing

  Life Disrupted: Getting Real About Chronic Illness in Your Twenties and Thirties Laurie Edwards (Author) From Booklist One’s twenties and thirties are a time for training, launching careers, starting families. For 27-year-old Edwards, there is also the matter of the genetic respiratory disease she suffers. In addition to having 1 of only 1,000 documented [...]

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  Women, Work, and Autoimmune Disease: Keep Working, Girlfriend! Rosalind Joffe (Author), Joan Friedlander (Author), L.G. Mansfield (Editor) Review "The authors use first-person accounts to illustrate their advice on coping simultaneously with symptoms and the challenges of the workplace; developing a financial plan; communicating with coworkers, employers, and loved ones; building a support team; and [...]

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  How to Be Sick: A Buddhist-Inspired Guide for the Chronically Ill and Their Caregivers Toni Bernhard (Author), Sylvia Boorstein (Foreword) Review “Full of hopefulness and promise…this book is a perfect blend of inspiration and encouragement. Toni's engaging teaching style shares traditional Buddhist wisdom in a format that is accessible to all readers.”—The Huffington Post [...]

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  Chronically Happy: Joyful Living In Spite Of Chronic Illness Lori Hartwell (Author) Product Description If you have a chronic illness, Chronically Happy is the tool you need to shape the life you've always envisioned but never thought possible. Hartwell's wisdom covers a range of subjects, from dating and wroking to building self-esteem and deepening [...]

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  Sick and Tired of Feeling Sick and Tired: Living with Invisible Chronic Illness, Second Edition Paul J. Donoghue (Author), Mary Elizabeth Siegel (Author) Review An invaluable source of help and comfort to those who suffer from invisible chronic illness and to their caregivers and friends. -- Katharina Dalton, M.D. How many times have you [...]

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  You Don't LOOK Sick!: Living Well With Invisible Chronic Illness Joy H. Selak (Author), Steven S. Overman (Author) Review "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 [...]

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