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Most of me : surviving my medical meltdown

Author: Robyn Michele Levy
Publisher: Vancouver : Greystone Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At age forty-three, Robyn Levy was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and, eight months later, with breast cancer. With irreverent and at times mordant humor, Most of Me chronicles Levy 's early, mysterious symptoms (a dragging left foot, a frozen left hand, and finally, a crash into "downward dead dog" position on the yoga mat), the devastating diagnosis, her subsequent discovery of two lumps in her breast (Little  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Electronic books
Biography
Named Person: Robyn Michele Levy; Robyn Michele Levy; Robyn Michele Levy
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robyn Michele Levy
ISBN: 9781553656333 1553656334
OCLC Number: 753229027
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Prologue; 1. The Bad Old Days; 2. Breaking News is Hard to Do; 3. Ladies in Waning; 4. Sex and Dogs and Crowd Control; 5. Lost and Found; 6. Kissing My Cleavage Good-Bye; 7. In Search of Kick-Ass Clarity; 8. Travels with Dolores; 9. The Comeback Mama; 10. Some Don't Like it Hot.
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At age forty-three, Robyn Levy was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and, eight months later, with breast cancer. With irreverent and at times mordant humor, Most of Me chronicles Levy 's early, mysterious symptoms (a dragging left foot, a frozen left hand, and finally, a crash into "downward dead dog" position on the yoga mat), the devastating diagnosis, her subsequent discovery of two lumps in her breast (Little Lump and Big Blob), her mastectomy and oopherectomy (after which she discovers there is unfortunately no ovary fairy), and her life since then dealing with her diverse disease portf.

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