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Featuring everything from memoirs, to workbooks,  to self-help books.

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The Lady's Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness

The Lady's Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness

The darkly funny memoir of Sarah Ramey’s years-long battle with a mysterious illness that doctors thought was all in her head—but wasn’t. A revelation and an inspiration for millions of women whose legitimate health complaints are ignored.

Sick: A Memoire by Porochista Khakpour

Sick: A Memoire by Porochista Khakpour

"A powerful, beautifully rendered memoir of chronic illness, misdiagnosis, addiction, and the myth of full recovery.For as long as author Porochista Khakpour can remember, she has been sick. For most of that time, she didn't know why. Several drug addictions, some major hospitalizations, and over $100,000 later, she finally had a diagnosis: late-stage Lyme disease. "

Bite Me by Ally Hilfiger

Bite Me by Ally Hilfiger

"What Ally didn't know was that this diagnosis would lead her down some of the most excruciating years of her life before beginning her journey to recovery from eleven years of misdiagnosis and physical pain. She would need to find her courage to heal physically, mentally, and emotionally, and become the survivor she is today.Set against the backdrop of the fast-paced fashion and entertainment industries, Bite Me shares the heartbreaking and hilarious stories that moved Ally forward on her journey from sickness to health. Its themes will be familiar to more than 300,000 Americans diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, many of whom, like Ally, wondered for years what was wrong with them. Bite Me offers readers hope and ideas for how one can transition from victim to survivor, and shares the spiritual principles and actions that have contributed to her wholeness as a human, mother, and international spokesperson against Lyme disease."

Belive Me by Yolanda Hadid

Belive Me by Yolanda Hadid

"In early 2011, Yolanda was struck by mysterious symptoms including brain fog, severe exhaustion, migraines and more. Over the months and years that followed, she went from being an outspoken, multi-tasking, hands-on mother of three, reality TV star, and social butterfly, to a woman who spent most of her time in bed. Yolanda was turned inside out by some of the country’s top hospitals and doctors, but due to the lack of definitive diagnostic testing, she landed in a dark maze of conflicting medical opinions, where many were quick to treat her symptoms but could never provide clear answers to their possible causes.In this moving, behind the scenes memoir, Yolanda Hadid opens up in a way she has never been able to in the media before. Suffering from late stage Lyme, a disease that is an undeniable epidemic and more debilitating than anyone realizes, Yolanda had to fight with everything she had to hold onto her life."

Surviving and Thriving with an Invisible Chronic Illness

Surviving and Thriving with an Invisible Chronic Illness

"This book will tell you everything you need to know about living with a complicated, invisible condition—from how to balance sex, dating, and relationships to handling work and school with unavoidable absences. You’ll also learn to navigate judg-y or skeptical relatives and strangers and—most importantly—manage your medical care.Suffering from a chronic illness doesn’t mean you can’t live an active, engaged life. This book will show you how."

Becoming Aphrodite

Becoming Aphrodite: How one question and a mythical goddess led me to genuine self-love.

Lots of people are talking about self-love and having a positive body image. Few are sharing exactly how to get there if we are currently living in a place of self-loathing and hating our body. For author, Lorrie Gray, concepts like self-love and a positive body-image didn't seem attainable until she met Aphrodite.Join her through her struggles with diet and weight, poor body image, multiple eating disorders, and a physical disability along a surprising path full of vulnerability, humor, and hope.

Vagina Problems

Vagina Problems: Endometriosis, Painful Sex, and Other Taboo Topics by Lara Parker

With unflinching honesty, Lara Parker, the Deputy Director for BuzzFeed, shares her day-to-day challenges of living, working, and loving with chronic pain caused by endometriosis in this raw, darkly humorous, and hopeful memoir.

Bowel and Bladder Issues in Multiple Sclerosis by Two Pee Brains With Potty Mouths Talking Shit About MS.

Bowel and Bladder Issues in Multiple Sclerosis by Two Pee Brains With Potty Mouths Talking Shit About MS.

No waiting for an appointment. No copays. No waiting for referrals to PT. No trying medications blindly. Just real advice from a Pelvic Floor Specialist with things you can do today – in your own home – to make a difference right now.