Diary of a Patient, Her Illness, Family, and Friends
The book is about a woman who at the age of 50 years old started having signs and symptoms of an incurable disease that nearly killed her several times and threatened her family's survival. It's about how real is the( marriage vows through sickness and in health)when the one you love is sick for years. It's about over-commitment, sacrifice and love that leads to exhaustion and sickness when not enough helpers support the person who takes care of the sick. It's about feelings of hopelessness when there is no medical insurance to ensure needed care or money to buy medication to keep you alive for one more day. It's about having the courage to not give up even when your body is racked with pain and your physical appearance scares You and others when they look at you and they sometimes want to look away because of the suffering that is seen and felt. It's about prayer's to the Creator of All life that did get answered over and over again.
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