This book is the diary of Claire Bullimore. A person who was diagnosed at the age of 25 with a life threatening Intraventricular meningioma, in other words a brain tumour the size of a... More > grapefruit!
It is not always easy for a person from the outside to see what is really happening to someone affected by a traumatic experience such as this. The book shows the true emotion of a person dealing with the hardships of a brain tumour, surgery, recovery and then the scars inside and out. Written as a series of diary entries you will feel like you are there going through the journey. There is love, friendship and courage - you will cry, laugh, find things you didn’t know before. This book can help families and friends or other outsiders to see what a brain tumour survivor really wants you to know.
If you have been affected by a brain tumour go to Claire's website: www.auntymbraintumours.co.uk< Less
WARNING ! This book will change your life !
Diane's story is a tribute to the human spirit in the face of adversity. Her remarkable journey grips you from the first page to the last, as she faces... More > the knowledge of a large brain tumour and the truths about herself.
Brain Storm is a testament, a poetic story of the courage and indomitable spirit of a woman who recovers amazingly from brain surgery, faces her demons and changes her life.< Less
WARNING ! This book will change your life ! Diane's story is a tribute to the human spirit in the face of adversity. Her remarkable journey grips you from the first page to the last, as she faces... More > the knowledge of a large brain tumour and the truths about herself. Brain Storm is a testament, a poetic story of the courage and indomitable spirit of a woman who recovers amazingly from brain surgery, faces her demons and changes her life.< Less
A short introduction, in child-friendly language, to what tumours are and how they can be treated by surgery, chemotherapy or radio- therapy. Equally applicable to tumours caused by cancer or by... More > other conditions.< Less
This is evidence of valid reasons for hope in the Brain Tumour world. It is not a novel or an autobiography but a daily log of meetings/treatments set against the usual background of dire... More > projections of my longevity. First published in 2008 as "Survive and Thrive my encounter with cancer", the second edition added the suffix (cont..)" to the title. The title of the first edition represented the objective.Now 99 months post op for a Grade 4 Glioblastama Multiforme, it would be fair to say that I am Surviving and my family is Thriving, hence a change in the tense of the title. The original comments of the earlier publications are reproduced here, thereby preserving the integrity of a diary.
Much has improved since those dark days of 2005, so keep believing in yourself and join me.< Less
2013 14 month calendar (Dec 2012- Jan 2014) of high resolution veterinary ultrasound images and gross specimens. Pathology cases include splenic and liver tumours, pyometra, bowel obstruction, and... More > heart base masses, etc. US holidays noted.< Less
Deirdre Kohler is a brain tumour survivor. In the book, Deirdre Kohler has taken her shock of finding out she had a brain tumour at 31 years and has turned the seriousness of the brain tumour it into... More > a journey of healing, laughter, tears and hope. She gives an inspirational yet realistic and honest view of the difference hope, prayer and God given faith makes in life and healing. The book is a blend of journal writings, private emails, medical information and personal input into what it is like living with a brain tumour. After the diagnosis of the brain tumour, Deirdre decided to travel to 6 countries and started painting for the first time. She had her first and successful exhibition 6 weeks after her surgery. All in 4 years. Her book is a combination of journal entries, private emails and comments from people over 50 countries away.< Less