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[KINDLE] ✽ Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir Author Richard M. Cohen – Gamegeek-denter.de Illness came calling when Richard M Cohen was twenty five years old He was a young television news producer with expectations of a limitless future and his foreboding that his health was not uite righIllness came calling when Richard M Cohen was twenty five years old He was a young television news producer with expectations of a limitless future and his foreboding that his health was not uite right turned into the harsh reality that something was very wrong when he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis For thirty years Cohen has done battle with MS only to be ambushed by two bouts of colon cancer at the end of the millennium And yet he has writ ten a hopeful book about.

Celebrating life and coping with chronic illnessWelcome to my world writes Cohen where I carry around dreams a few diseases and the determination to live life my way This book is my daily conversation with myself a chronicle of the struggles in that exotic place just north of the neck At the moment my attitude checks out well I do believe I'm winningAutobiographical at its roots reportorial and expansive Blindsided explores the effects of illness on raising three children.

blindsided mobile lifting mobile life mobile above pdf illness book reluctant epub memoir free Blindsided Lifting pdf a Life ebok a Life Above Illness pdf Lifting a Life pdf Lifting a Life Above Illness kindle Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir EpubCelebrating life and coping with chronic illnessWelcome to my world writes Cohen where I carry around dreams a few diseases and the determination to live life my way This book is my daily conversation with myself a chronicle of the struggles in that exotic place just north of the neck At the moment my attitude checks out well I do believe I'm winningAutobiographical at its roots reportorial and expansive Blindsided explores the effects of illness on raising three children.

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  1. Robbin Robbin says:

    PDF Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir Ü gamegeek denter.de Ü blindsided mobile, lifting mobile, life mobile, above pdf, illness book, reluctant epub, memoir free, Blindsided Lifting pdf, a Life ebok, a Life Above Illness pdf, Lifting a Life pdf, Lifting a Life Above Illness kindle, Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir EpubI had avoided reading this book for so long for obvious reasons I was afraid to After seeing him speak with Meredith a couple of monthes ago at an MS luncheon I felt the time had come I cannot even begin to express how incredible this book was for me I felt that he was inside my brain expressing every thought and feeling I too have had over these past 5 years I will beg my family to read th


  2. Kristin Kristin says:

    PDF Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir Ü gamegeek denter.de Ü blindsided mobile, lifting mobile, life mobile, above pdf, illness book, reluctant epub, memoir free, Blindsided Lifting pdf, a Life ebok, a Life Above Illness pdf, Lifting a Life pdf, Lifting a Life Above Illness kindle, Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir EpubI chose this book because I've watched Merideth Viera on her various TV shows including and since The View and also read magazine articles about her Some of them which her husband Cohen mentions in the book portrayed Cohen as a sickly invalid fully dependent on his wife Looking at the photo on the cover I felt surely that couldn't be the case so I wanted to read his side of the story told in his own wordsIf you just look at Cohen piece by piece perhaps you'd agree with the magazines He has lived with Multiple Sclerosis since his mid twenties which has caused him to be nearly blind walk


  3. Adele Stratton Adele Stratton says:

    PDF Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir Ü gamegeek denter.de Ü blindsided mobile, lifting mobile, life mobile, above pdf, illness book, reluctant epub, memoir free, Blindsided Lifting pdf, a Life ebok, a Life Above Illness pdf, Lifting a Life pdf, Lifting a Life Above Illness kindle, Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir EpubAngry painful bitter grim with some resignation if not acceptance toward the end Cohen hates everything about having MS and later colon cancer what it’s done to his body his life his dreams his family This was tough to read and seemed a bit disorganized choppy and repetitive at times but it was clearly his reality An unflinchingly honest portrait of how life with a chronic debilitating illness must be This one did make me grateful for the health I enjoy and so often take for granted


  4. Rebecca Huston Rebecca Huston says:

    PDF Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir Ü gamegeek denter.de Ü blindsided mobile, lifting mobile, life mobile, above pdf, illness book, reluctant epub, memoir free, Blindsided Lifting pdf, a Life ebok, a Life Above Illness pdf, Lifting a Life pdf, Lifting a Life Above Illness kindle, Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir EpubA stirring if rather self pitying memoir of dealing with illness mental illness and the things that one can not change I found it to be useful but it might be too much for some readers Take with some caution but still recommended For the complete review please go here


  5. Henrietta Henrietta says:

    PDF Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir Ü gamegeek denter.de Ü blindsided mobile, lifting mobile, life mobile, above pdf, illness book, reluctant epub, memoir free, Blindsided Lifting pdf, a Life ebok, a Life Above Illness pdf, Lifting a Life pdf, Lifting a Life Above Illness kindle, Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir EpubA Goodreads member named Jessica sums this book up perfectlyShe writesAt the beginning of this book Richard M Cohen warns the reader that he doesn't have all the secrets Fair enough I thought he doesn't have all the secrets for everyone but certainly he's figured things out in his own life or he wouldn't be writing a book right?Wrong While I appreciate Cohen's candor in his descriptions of how he has dealt with MS and colon cancer his book lacks a consistent theme Is Cohen a stoic? Sometimes but not others Does Cohen think it's a good idea to hide illne


  6. Kathy Arle Kathy Arle says:

    PDF Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir Ü gamegeek denter.de Ü blindsided mobile, lifting mobile, life mobile, above pdf, illness book, reluctant epub, memoir free, Blindsided Lifting pdf, a Life ebok, a Life Above Illness pdf, Lifting a Life pdf, Lifting a Life Above Illness kindle, Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir EpubI wanted to like this book because as a physical therapist I've worked with so many people with MS and because I admire Meredith Viera so much The first part of the book was interesting sad and inspiring but then Cohen just kept repeating himself in different ways By the end of the book I was screaming at him to just deal with it Dealing with any chronic disease is difficult and dealing with cancer twice on top of


  7. Ferris Ferris says:

    PDF Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir Ü gamegeek denter.de Ü blindsided mobile, lifting mobile, life mobile, above pdf, illness book, reluctant epub, memoir free, Blindsided Lifting pdf, a Life ebok, a Life Above Illness pdf, Lifting a Life pdf, Lifting a Life Above Illness kindle, Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir EpubAudiobookThis was a moving and depressing account of one man's life with Multiple Sclerosis and how it has challenged him to grow as a person and the ways the illness has impacted his family Cohen is elouent and tells the tale of his life He loves life and has been creative and determined in keeping it that way despite the progressive nature of the illness It is a heartbreaking story yet realistic I would recommend this to anyone who has a family member or loved one coping with a chronic andor progressive illness


  8. Deanie Deanie says:

    PDF Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir Ü gamegeek denter.de Ü blindsided mobile, lifting mobile, life mobile, above pdf, illness book, reluctant epub, memoir free, Blindsided Lifting pdf, a Life ebok, a Life Above Illness pdf, Lifting a Life pdf, Lifting a Life Above Illness kindle, Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir EpubIt seems nearly impossible to convey to a well person the physical challenges and isolation of living with chronic or terminal illness The patient is trying to come to grips with not only the constance of deterioration but the indifference impatience or insincerity of acuaintances who pronounce themselves friends Richard M Cohen talks about it all with humor and pathos He speaks for many who may not be able to articulate this complex issue as elouently as he does


  9. Mark Mark says:

    PDF Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir Ü gamegeek denter.de Ü blindsided mobile, lifting mobile, life mobile, above pdf, illness book, reluctant epub, memoir free, Blindsided Lifting pdf, a Life ebok, a Life Above Illness pdf, Lifting a Life pdf, Lifting a Life Above Illness kindle, Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir EpubI read this shortly after discovering that I too have MS A beautiful story of courage and pain It took everything I had to not cry for the pain this man has had to endure and his constant struggle to stay positive More than worth reading this could change the way you think about illness And as icing on the cake the writing is incredible


  10. Marie Marie says:

    PDF Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir Ü gamegeek denter.de Ü blindsided mobile, lifting mobile, life mobile, above pdf, illness book, reluctant epub, memoir free, Blindsided Lifting pdf, a Life ebok, a Life Above Illness pdf, Lifting a Life pdf, Lifting a Life Above Illness kindle, Blindsided Lifting a Life Above Illness A Reluctant Memoir EpubBittersweet account of Meredith Viera's husband's 30 year struggle with multiple sclerosis I learned a great deal about the disease and what it's like to cope with a chronic and at times debilitating illness


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