This book was a GREAT help. It made me breath a little easier. My husband has not been offically diagnosed and probably never will be because he refuses to go to any doctor for anything. Bonnie has a way of writing that makes you feel like she's talking to you. Just to read that someone has gone through some of the same things I have helps a lot. I have not discussed this issue with anyone - not family or friends. So her advice on starting a journal has been VERY helpful. Just to be able to get my feelings out has been so theraputic. This book, hands down, is the best book I have read regarding BP.