The Truth About Me

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Being raised as a Jehovah's Witness, Rachelle grew up in a fearfilled world of lies. In her early teens she ran away from this life and spent three years living on the streets. As a young vulnerable girl on the streets of Minnesota, she became tangled in the web of a teenage prostitution ring which led her to the dangerous streets of New York. Through all of this, Rachelle suffered with severe pain from an undiagnosed brain disorder, Chiari Malformation. Fighting for a diagnosis and treatment for this supposedly rare brain disorder is her main battle. As with many disorders, Rachelle was faced with a medical wall of disbelief. Although the traumas in her life are vast, Rachelle discovers an amazing truth about herself and finds the inner strength and wisdom she needs to overcome life’s difficulties. Forrmerly published in 2000 under the title, The Angel Within Me,. Rachelle has rewritten her story adding information she previously was not ready to reveal.
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  • By Mike Blackstone
    Oct 5, 2012
    Reading this book was an emotional experience. It is the heart-wrenching story of Rachelle Rose and her struggle with Chiari brain malformation, a rare congenital brain disorder. But through most of her story her condition was undiagnosed and as she suffered one bizarre and painful symptom after another, she did not know what was happening. I'm her dad and I cried through much of the book. You could say I had a special interest. Just when one disastrous life circumstance seems handled, another disaster, and another... I would have given up way less than halfway through. This book fills a special niche and I think has a special purpose, helping other undiagnosed Chiari malformation sufferers to discover the cause of the physical and mental torture they experience, get diagnosed and have the reparative surgery they desperately need. Just a few of the listed Chiari malformation symptoms include, dizziness, fainting, headaches, uncontrolled shaking or trembling, but you'll find out in... More > this book there are many more unlisted and horrible effects of Chiari malformation that ruin a person's life. If you know someone who has had these symptoms plus bizarre unexplainable ones, point them to this book. I am proud of my daughter's book, and I am jaw-droppingly awestruck by her courage. And, despite the difficulty of the topic, The Truth About Me is a fascinating story and a damn good read!< Less
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October 3, 2012
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