Discover Chronic Inspiration, the “must read” eBook
“You can lament what is lost to you, whether it's opportunity, a person or your health, but clinging to anger is no way to experience life.” – Rebecca Zook in “Life Lessons,” excerpted from Chronic Inspiration.
Download a daily dose of inspiration with this heartfelt compilation of writings on life with chronic illness. From coping strategies and parenting tips to “from the trenches” advice on dealing with family and friends who simply don't get it, these personal stories are sure to uplift, challenge and inspire. Honest and candid, Chronic Inspiration: Heartfelt Perspectives on Life with Chronic Illness gives voice to those who refuse to let their diagnosis deﬁne who they are or what they can accomplish.
“A variety of well-written vignettes that are thought-provoking and help create a dialogue for patients and their families. Told from the writers' own experiences, each is a useful “catharsis” that encourages readers to actively participate.” - Terry O. Harville, MD, PhD, Specialist in Pediatric Immunology and Rheumatology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
“We who are ill are often given coping skills to live better with chronic illness, but nothing can replace hearing a specific story from one who is on the same journey. This book is filled with essays from the hearts of those with chronic illness who share the roller coaster of emotions, from fears and frustrations to joys and reflections of growth. Whether you are newly diagnosed or a long-term member of the illness club, I am sure that many of the essays in “Chronic Inspiration” will resonate with you and encourage you to keep looking for the joy in life.” - Lisa Copen, author of “Beyond Casseroles: 505 Ways to Encourage a Chronically Ill Friend” and founder of National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week
“Sir Winston Churchill once said that 'a pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.' Chronic Inspiration: Heartfelt Perspectives on Life with Chronic Illness is a must read for any chronically ill patient or caregiver looking for inspiration and ways to find opportunities even in the most difficult of situations. As the Founder and President of the Neuropathy Action Foundation I encourage all in our community to read this and pass along to anyone who needs to better understand the emotions and difficulties of the chronic care community.” - Dominick Spatafora President, Neuropathy Action Foundation