Most of Me

Most of Me

Surviving My Medical Meltdown

eBook - 2011
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At age forty-three, Robyn Levy was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and, eight months later, with breast cancer. With irreverent and at times mordant humor, Most of Me chronicles Levy 's early, mysterious symptoms (a dragging left foot, a frozen left hand, and finally, a crash into "downward dead dog" position on the yoga mat), the devastating diagnosis, her subsequent discovery of two lumps in her breast (Little Lump and Big Blob), her mastectomy and oopherectomy (after which she discovers there is unfortunately no ovary fairy), and her life since then dealing with her diverse disease portf.
Publisher: New York : Douglas & McIntyre, 2011
ISBN: 9781553656333
Characteristics: 1 online resource (305 p.)


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May 04, 2013

This book was so hard to put down! It had me in tears and also laughing hysterically...Robyn has an awesome sense of humour. As a woman in her 40's this was sometimes hard to read as I am very aware of the potential for health issues, but has certainly made me so thankful that I am healthy. It was an absolute pleasure to get a glimpse into her life and how she deals/dealt with her diseases. Thanks Robyn!!!

Apr 03, 2012

up for Stephen Leacock award 2012

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