Like Life, Only More So
and Other Stories of Illness
with illness is about living with difference and accepting oneself in
the process. It's about living with vulnerability and being susceptible
to loss and hurt; it is
JUST LIKE LIFE, ONLY MORE SO.
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People Have Said
series of insightful essays is a powerful personal perspective on
living with the challenges of chronic illness. Walk this journey and
share the observations, reflections, wisdom, and wit that can enlighten
Linda Guiod, R.N.,
Vice-President, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Central New
crafted stories will delight any reader. Each piece reveals the
strength, self-reliance, and humility we can find in ourselves if we
open our eyes, and our hearts. This book is full of rich imagery and
profound insights; it will make a fine gift.
David Wann, coauthor, Affluenza:
The All-Consuming Epidemic; editor, Reinventing
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Just Like Life,
Only More So
and Other Stories of Illness
Dana Snyder-Grant, LICSW,
is a writer and clinical social worker, specializing in
chronic illness and disability. She has had multiple sclerosis since 1981.
You can read more about Dana and her work at Dana's website
News and Readings:
- Sunday Sept 20, 2015 7:30pm New View Common House, 25 Half Moon Hill, Acton MA
Just Like Life Only More So: Reflections on Physical Illness and Disability
- Wednesday Sept 30, 2015 Just Like Life Only More So: Reflections on Physical Illness and Disability American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, New England Chapter 10:15-11:00am Radisson Manchester NH
- Friday May 20, 2016 Just Like Life Only More So: More Reflections on Physical Illness and Disability Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Successful readings and
workshops focused on the book have been held in: Acton, Boston,
Brookline, Concord, Fitchburg, Great Barrington, Harvard, Newton, North
Pittsfield, Watertown, Tyngsboro and Worcester MA; Jackson, Nashua, Randolph and
Berlin NH; and Cumberland MD.
- Just Like Life, Only More So and Other Stories of
Illness has been selected for audiotaping by The National Library
Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped to make it available
for their patrons around the country.
- Book Review in FOCUS,
the monthly newspaper of the Massachusetts Chapter, National
Association of Social Workers.
- An article about Dana's
reading in Randolph NH.