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A non-fiction book about Epilepsy unlike all others: this is an upbeat read; the theme of this book is HOPE. There is an entire chapter devoted to people diagnosed young with Epilepsy in our generation who are changing the world- this book covers Congressman, Olympians, NFL Super Ring bearers, NBA All Stars- people with Epilepsy excelling in every aspect of living the dream with one thing in common: Acceptance, Education for prevention and Commitment to their health. One thing it seems everyone struggles with is hearing, "it's Epilepsy," and accepting that. The Author has lived making both choices: the actual choice to work towards acceptance and wellness or the lack of choice which inevitably leads to a slow downward spiral towards Despair and always poor seizure control. It will touch all those living with Epilepsy, to know that if it seems nothing else is in their control that choice is theirs to make. Readers both recently diagnosed or life-long living with a Seizure Disorder; you quickly realize the value of an Author pouring our her soul on the pages with first hand experiences and how there is no concrete answer for everyone with Epilepsy- there is a broad spectrum of choices, as there are a broad spectrum of how Epilepsy impacts lives of those diagnosed. Life issues such as: How to free yourself from the label by speaking out; Pregnancy; Driving and more are all choices you will read about through moving stories by the Author of how to make your decision on each of these topics. Mrs.Fontaine even covers what might be most important- how to share the news in a way to teach friends and family how to respond. This is priceless for anyone diagnosed, living with or who loves someone with Epilepsy. Forward by R. Nicolle Matthews, PhD in Neurobehavioral Science from UT. The forward about Epilepsy is a real, raw perspective on how a friends life is viewed by outsiders who love someone with Epilepsy- and how Acceptance & Speaking out free people, and help their friends and society to better understand. a how to guide to living life well, not defined by Epilepsy. Internet-linked.

Detalhes do Produto

    • Formato:  ePub
    • Subtítulo:  SUNNY DAY
    • Origem:  IMPORTADO
    • Editora: KOBO EDITIONS
    • Assunto: Medicina
    • Idioma: INGLÊS
    • Ano de Edição: 2011
    • Ano:  2015
    • País de Produção: Canada
    • Código de Barras:  2001121585498
    • ISBN:  9781450798624

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