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Bag Lady: A Memoir

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Bag Lady . . . is the poignant true story of a woman's struggle with the chronic, debilitating disease of ulcerative colitis. It chronicles how she coped with it before and after making the momentous decision to have an ileostomy and commit to wearing a plastic bag on her stomach for the rest of her life.

Bag Lady . . . runs deep. It is more than the story of a woman and he
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Paperback, 216 pages
Published December 1st 2005 by Benitez Books
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Susan
Oct 02, 2013 Susan rated it it was amazing
This was recommended by a coworker who told me it was excellent. It only took me a few hours to read because it was so engaging. She is very descriptive and you could see what her homes looked like. I thought she was very brave to put her whole life out there for everyone to see. She tells the good with the bad.
Jenny
Aug 13, 2008 Jenny rated it really liked it
I read this book to understand what my dad will be/is experiencing with a colostomy bag. I was expecting more nitty-gritty and less personal history, but it was still an interesting and informative read. Not a page turner, but I still recommended it to my mother.
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Aug 14, 2010 Charlene Baumbich rated it liked it
What a life this woman has led. I heard her speak in person, which is why I bought the book. Great humor; utter honesty about a difficult subject.

Seems like it could have been a bit more focused, but flow didn't bog me down.
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