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Locked In

Alright, so there’s a thing, a legit medical condition, where you can be awake and completely aware of everything that’s going on, but you can’t communicate or even move. 455 more words

Psych Disorders

The Diving Bell And The Butterfly‬

#TheDivingBellAndTheButterfly‬

My favourite Tweet-sized quotes from Jean-Dominique Bauby’s book The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

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“You survive, but you survive with what is aptly known as ‘locked-in syndrome’.

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The Diving-Bell & the Butterfly -Jean-Dominique Bauby

I remember being told about this book, told to read it, or maybe to watch the film, I’m not sure, it was at least ten years ago now. 515 more words

Books

#20 of 52: The Diving-Bell & The Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby

The Diving-Bell & The Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby is the true story of a man paralyzed into “locked-in-syndrome” after having suffered a massive stroke. I wanted to say that it is an autobiography but more accurately, it is a telling of what happened to him that unlucky December 8, 1995, in the outskirts of Paris and life after the tragic event. 720 more words

Book Reviews

The kind of reviews I'm getting...

In case you missed them, these are the kind of reviews I’m getting:

“I think the most important message I take away from this biographical account is courage is key in facing any adversity. 807 more words

Review: If I die before I wake ~ by Emily Koch

This title was rather kindly sent to me by the publishers, Random House UK / Vintage. This review has also been published to NetGalley, GoodReads, LinkedIn, and my social media accounts. 806 more words

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