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Life Disrupted : Getting Real About Chronic Illness in Your Twenties and Thirties (08 Edition)

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An inspiring guide to staying in control of your health care, your life, and your dreams despite having chronic illness, by a popular journalist and award-winning blogger.

Twenty-seven-year-old Laurie Edwards is one of 125 million Americans who have a chronic illness, in her case a rare genetic respiratory disease. Because of medical advances in the treatment of serious childhood diseases, 600,000 chronically ill teens enter adulthood every year who decades ago would not have survived—they and people diagnosed in adulthood face the same challenges of college, career, and starting a family as others in their twenties and thirties, but with the added circumstance of having chronic illness.

Life Disrupted is a personal and unflinching guide to living well with a chronic illness: managing your own health care without letting it take over your life, dealing with difficult doctors and frequent hospitalizations, having a productive and satisfying career that accommodates your health needs, and nurturing friendships and a loving, committed relationship regardless of recurring health problems. Laurie Edwards also addresses the particular needs of people who have more than one chronic illness or who are among the twenty-five million Americans with a rare disorder. She shares her own story and the experiences of others with chronic illness, as well as advice from life coaches, employment specialists, and health professionals.

Reading Life Disrupted is like having a best friend and mentor who truly does know what youre going through.

About the Author

Laurie Edwards is a health journalist whose essays and articles have been published in the Boston Globe and on several online sites, including ChronicBabe.com. Her blog, www.achronicdose.com, was named one of the top ten sites for chronic pain by the Health Central Network. Edwards teaches writing at Northeastern University and lives with her husband in Boston, Massachusetts. This is her first book.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780802716491
Author:
Edwards, Laurie
Publisher:
Walker & Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Self-Help
Subject:
Young adults
Subject:
Diseases
Subject:
Health Care Issues
Subject:
Diseases - General
Subject:
General Family & Relationships
Subject:
Chronically ill
Subject:
Young adults - Diseases
Subject:
Health and Medicine-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.33 x 5.51 x 0.775 in

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