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BRAIN STORM: An Electrifying Journey

4.80  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  4 reviews
“The most difficult thing about being misdiagnosed with a mental illness is the more you fight it, the crazier you seem.”

At the age of twenty-three, Kate Recore began to suffer from a common brain disease. Although signs pointed directly at epilepsy, her neurologists misdiagnosed her with mental illness. For almost a year, Kate struggled against her worsening
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Kindle Edition, 162 pages
Published March 12th 2019 by Robert D. Reed Publishers
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Carin Pratt
Jul 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I found this book to be enlightening, and although entertaining doesn't seem appropriate for a book about someone's journey through epilepsy, seizures, and a medical system that doesn't work in favor of the patient, Kate found a way to entertain, through all of that. It was a quick read and yet I understand more, now, than I ever have about some of the issues with our health care system. I admire Kate, what she went through, how she persevered, and kept a sense of humor through it all. I am ...more
Mark Schultz
Jan 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I thank Kate for her bravery to reveal so much of what she went through and for sharing how to live a life without most of her memories from the past.
Just like a medical thriller, this real-life story kept me on the edge of my seat! The scariest part is it’s true an could happen to almost anyone! Kate was teetering on the edge of losing control of her life for so long.
The fact that she was able to utilize of a couple of lucky breaks provides welcome relief from the suspense of her memoir.
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Flower Roberts
Feb 04, 2020 rated it really liked it
I am sorry to see sexism, alive and well, in the medical field. When Kate needed help, her problems were "poopooed" and inappropriately shared by her powerful physician. If you are a female with epilepsy, you need to read this.
Glennis
Oct 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Amazing journey of an epilepsy patient.
Linda Brady
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