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Awakening, Becoming a Brain Tumor Thriver
What happens to a patient after they survive the initial shock, fear, and treatment of an intimidating new tumor/cancer diagnosis? It is very easy for survivors to fall off the radar of their loved ones after they are in “the clear” after treatment. Some chose to resume their past life and re-establish their previous role in society. Others chose to define a new role in li ...more
Kindle Edition, First
Published 2011 by Amazon Kindle
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This is a sequel to my first book. It picks up where the first book ends. It examines how I found a new direction in life while trying to incorporate my other experiences. I was thrust into the world of young adult brain tumor advocacy and met some very inspiration people and organizations along the way. I also included the perspectives of some people who were instrumental in helping me find a new direction in life.
I spent my entire adult life preparing for a career as a physical therapist to help others rehabilitate from catastrophic diagnoses. However as a physical therapist, it is engrained in our practice to be good teachers, and I decided to share my story with others and publish my first book, Reversal: When A Therapist Becomes A Patient, regarding my unique experiences as a young healthcare profession ...more