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In this wry memoir, a Harvard-educated CPA with debilitating chemical intolerance digs deep in her family history to uncover the childhood trigger for her illness. Tackling themes of truth, loss, acceptance, and empowerment, Pookie Sekmet interweaves her personal story with timely guidance on the importance of avoiding toxic chemicals in cars, consumer products, and indoor ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published October 8th 2019 by She Writes Press (first published 2019)
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Sierra
Oct 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
If you want to read a true tale of horror this season, follow author Pookie Sekmet on her journey and struggle through our toxic world in her book, Sensitive.  PLUS - she is hosting a giveaway on Goodreads right now! - GOODREADS GIVEAWAY -
Honestly, if we truly think about our way of life in this day in age, we are basically poisoning ourselves on a day to day basis without much thought.  Simple changes in our lives can lessen these exposures and add thoughtfulness to our health.  That wasn
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“I remember how they looked at me when they made me move out of their house when I was fifteen; when they met my friends at my college graduation; when they were across the conference table from me at the legal deposition. Reflected in their eyes is what they saw-a rogue turd bolus, swirling around and around and refusing to go down. If it's true that I'm locked in a decades-long death match with these people, I'm the one who's going to win. One down, one to go.” 0 likes
“We are entering a new era in which the explosion of untested chemicals in our everyday lives means that conditions like mine are in turn destined to explode in frequency. People like me cannot be marginalized forever.” 0 likes
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