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Amy Orr

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Amy Orr is a writer and researcher with a background in astrophysics and finance. Her writing career includes both fiction and non-fiction, short articles and novels. Amy is from the UK but now lives in Canada with her family.

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Travelling When Sick

Travelling when sick sucks. Fact. Trying to transfer your carefully curated set of coping mechanisms, routines, supports and meds to another place - let alone another country, across borders and through airports - is incredibly difficult.

As someone who has to travel occasionally, there are a few tips I've picked up that, while simple, make a big difference in surviving travel of any kind:

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Rift in the Deep by Janelle Garrett
Rift in the Deep
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Thank god for the character list at the start, as otherwise I'd have been lost! I'm not used to such complex, interwoven novels, so was very appreciative of this thoughtful touch by the author. Once I had a grip on who was who, I found this novel ver ...more
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The Fine Owl Solution by C. Ryan Carlson
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A cool example of historical fiction taken into the realm of the weird and wonderful. I found this book hard to put down once I got going - it's very unlike anything else I've read and I didn't know what was going to happen (which is pretty unusual f ...more
Taming Chronic Pain by Amy Orr
"This book is a great one-stop-shop resource for anyone suffering from chronic pain or who lives with someone who is. I particularly liked the illustrations, and the honest, straightforward handling of issues like pain and depression, and the ongoing " Read more of this review »
Taming Chronic Pain by Amy Orr
"I have notes worth for a two page essay about this book, but I'll try to keep this review short. There's 20 informative chapters divided in three sections: the basics, mind and mood, and tools and therapies. We have chapters on different kinds of pai" Read more of this review »
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Taming Chronic Pain by Amy Orr
"As someone who has worked in pain management, I found this book to be chock full of excellent advice. It wrangles pain into something that can be understood and acted upon without going off into unhelpful technical rabbit holes. The language is conve" Read more of this review »
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1962 by Samantha Henthorn
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Light and gentle, this is a nostalgic book that doesn't worry too much about tense action or vivid drama, but instead relies on the reader's desire to be swept back in time to a real place. I found this book easy to read, if a little slow, but kind o ...more
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Pet Partners Therapy Animal Program Handler Guide by Pet Partners
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I loved this book! It was a surprising discovery for me, as both an animal-lover and a frequent medical patient, to find such a trove of wise words and useful advice, most of which was new to me. Anyone can use this book - you don't have to be an exp ...more
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