You Don’t Look Sick!

Joy H. Selak, Steven S. Overman, MD

You DonÌt Look Sick chronicles one personÌs true-life story of sickness and her physicians compassionate commentary as they journey by means of the 4 levels of persistent illnessÛGetting Sick, Being Sick, Grief and Acceptance and Dwelling Nicely. The authors tackle such sensible elements as hiring a physician, managing persistent ache, dealing with grief and lack of perform, profitable battles with well being and incapacity insurers, countering the social bias in opposition to the chronically sick, and recognizing the constraints of persistent sickness care and charting a path for change and extra. This warmhearted useful resource helps you give attention to constructing a significant life versus a lifetime of frustration and worry.

This ebook is totally revised and up to date based mostly upon suggestions from readers of the primary version. The authors have added a brand new part on Grief and Acceptance, tackle the passage of the Inexpensive Well being Care Act and Dr. Overman has added sensible journey ideas that convey group and focus to every part of the journey. Designed for folks in any respect levels of the persistent sickness journey, this ebook can be illuminating for caregivers and family members.