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Some Things Are Unbreakable By Kate Willette
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Kate Willette enters a nightmare when she learns of her husband’s near-fatal accident on a snowy mountainside. Her graceful account of the first year in this new reality is so vivid that the... More > reader hears the clocks ticking. This is a story of unwavering love and loyalty, of faith brutally tested, and of outcomes possible only when luck, deep courage, and advanced medical technology combine. Humor, honesty, and flawless writing make this book a must-read.< Less
Broken Brain By Joseph Huerta
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Huerta's BROKEN BRAIN: SURVIVING A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY details his firsthand experience of living through a near-fatal brain injury. During a ski vacation in Colorado, Huerta fell off a... More > fifteen-foot cliff and shattered his skull in countless pieces. For twelve days, he was in a coma and eventually woke up to the long journey of recovery. Told in a riveting & animated voice, this memoir delivers an intimate perspective on what it means to beat the odds.< Less
Memoirs of Oblivion By Ava Stewart
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Ava and her Mother began a wintry Tahoe Christmas with skis and smiles, but would end their foray with a life-flight to the traumatic care ward of a Reno hospital. As Ava stood over her bashed and... More > bloodied mother, her fanciful dreams of the best Christmas ever were instantly traded for the realization of the life-and-death struggle that lay ahead. She couldn’t conceive the treachery and torment that would befall her family under the care of the state-of-the-art medical facility in which they found themselves. The following months would be rife with botched surgeries, thwarted transfer attempts, forged medical records, and insurance fraud just to scratch the surface. This book is an account of a brave young woman’s baptism into the dark, shady world that has come to encompass America’s broken medical system.< Less
Dad's Toenail By Andy Watson
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An underutilized body part spawns adventures in imagination with a few gross laughs as well.
Dad's Toenail By Andy Watson
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An underutilized body part spawns adventures in imagination with a few gross laughs as well.
Behind the curtains By Thomas Wells
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An autobiography by a young British man who, while training to be a doctor, had an accident on a skiing holiday that resulted in many injuries from which he was frankly lucky to survive. As well as... More > having to contend with spinal cord injury and consequent long-term paralysis from the lower chest down, a complication with his windpipe resulted in inability to speak for almost a year until he had major reconstructive throat surgery. He did indeed need to use all of his reserves simply to survive and contemplating any sort of worthwhile independence early on in his recovery would have seemed fanciful. This book documents his remarkable recovery from hospital to home, return to training to be a doctor and how he has managed to have a truly full life in the face of great adversity. It should appeal to anyone who wants to marvel at and be inspired by his amazing achievements.< Less
Behind the curtains By Thomas Wells
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An autobiography by a young British man who, while training to be a doctor, had an accident on a skiing holiday that resulted in many injuries from which he was frankly lucky to survive. As well as... More > having to contend with spinal cord injury and consequent long-term paralysis from the lower chest down, a complication with his windpipe resulted in inability to speak for almost a year until he had major reconstructive throat surgery. He did indeed need to use all of his reserves simply to survive and contemplating any sort of worthwhile independence early on in his recovery would have seemed fanciful. This book documents his remarkable recovery from hospital to home, return to training to be a doctor and how he has managed to have a truly full life in the face of great adversity. It should appeal to anyone who wants to marvel at and be inspired by his amazing achievements.< Less
Life Rolls On; The journey from an AB to a BA By Tony Trevor Baker
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Life Rolls On; The journey from an AB to a BA is the life story of somebody who suffered severe spinal injury after a fall climbing. Who was left with a high level of paralysis and told he would... More > never walk again. This book explores the journey from being active and able bodied (AB) to gaining a degree and becoming a bachelor of arts (BA). From the transition of adapting to disability, living independently, getting a education and finding a life worth living. To finding new adventures and misadventures on the way including continuing a life long passion for skiing and finding new challenges and ways of enjoying the great outdoors.< Less
E.T. By James P
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E.T. = Ejaculation Therapy. If you're like me and you've fantasized about a realistic situation where your c/b would need the care of Female doctors and nurses, you will love this story. Sean is an... More > 18-year-old senior in high school who has a terrible skiing accident that lands him in intensive care for months. Sean suffers severe groin injuries that threaten his ability to function as a man...Lovely, ambitious 29-year-old Doctor Evelyn Murrah has a revolutionary treatment up her sleeve. With the help of a focused and dedicated 24-year-old Female nurse, Doctor Murrah guides the helpless Sean through "groin therapy" on his road to recovery. Sean begins to crave his therapy like Pavlov’s dog. What he doesn’t realize is how much his female caretakers enjoy exposing and humiliating him. Although completely professional in front of Sean, both Doctor Murrah and Nurse Jennifer take a great deal of pride, and pleasure, in their work. 11,300 words – not intended for people under the age of 18.< Less