Books tagged: illness memoir

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Ballerina Dreams: A book for Children with Diabetes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 270. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health & Daily Living / Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries
This is the story of Zippy, a young girl who falls in love with ballet. With hard work she dances all the way to her pointes and the leading role in the performance. But soon Zippy and her family learn that she has type 1 diabetes. Will she still be able to dance in the performance? Zippy proves that she can take care of herself and still live her passion.
Inching Back To Sane: My Years With Bipolar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,230. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Taken from my life experiences as an adult with a severe mental illness. This book brings new light, new information, and a kind of brutal honesty to the subject of bipolar disorder. At times tragic, but with a message of hope for those that suffer or love someone who does, this book talks about the long journey someone with a mental illness must face.
The Hospital Visit
Price: Free! Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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A true story of a visit to hospital - the ups, the downs, and the absurdities. A combination of a true medical situation and all the serious and comedic aspects involved with it.
Delight in Disorder: Ministry, Madness, Mission
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,480. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Devotional, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Delight in Disorder is the story of one pastor's battle with bipolar disorder. This spiritual memoir is a house of meditations where faith and mental illness co-exist, at times fueling each other to dangerous distortion, at times feeding each other to fruitful gain. It offers hope for those often neglected and shunned. It also fosters compassion for believers towards those with troubled minds.
The Rubber Knife Gang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Rubber Knife Gang is a funny, caustic, heart-wrenching series of essays written by a mother raising three boys in the wake of their father’s stunning decline. Amidst the maelstrom of his abuse, alcoholism, mental illness and abandonment, she writes of their plight with humor and pathos, as she charts their struggles and triumphs as they attempt to enter manhood without a map or compass.
Nevrotico: A Personal Chronicle of OCD, Anxiety and Neurosis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » OCD, Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression
“The book gives readers a front row seat to watch the turmoil of the author’s life and mind. that itself is a triumph of honesty, openness, and self-awareness. The author’s voice is very relatable to readers who also struggle with OCD and anxiety.” Judge, Writer's Digest Self-Published e-book Awards.
Tapestry Of Love: A Brother, A Sister, And An Odyssey Through Cancer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,590. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
Healing is a state of burdenlessness. Tapestry Of Love is a memoir of a journey through cancer by a brother and sister. Michael, dealt with cancer twice in his life and died young, at the age of 34. This is a first person narrative,in both of our voices, describing our experiences in coping with the illness, with life and death, with grief and healing.