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The Resource There I am : the journey from hopelessness to healing, Ruthie Lindsey

There I am : the journey from hopelessness to healing, Ruthie Lindsey

Label
There I am : the journey from hopelessness to healing
Title
There I am
Title remainder
the journey from hopelessness to healing
Statement of responsibility
Ruthie Lindsey
Title variation
There I am
Title variation remainder
the journey from hopelessness to healing : a memoir
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
At seventeen years old, Ruthie Lindsey is hit by an ambulance near her home in rural Louisiana. She's given a five percent chance of survival and one percent chance of walking again. One month later after a spinal fusion surgery, Ruthie defies the odds, leaving the hospital on her own two feet. Just a few years later, newly married and living in Nashville, Ruthie begins to experience debilitating pain. Her case confounds doctors and after numerous rounds of testing, imaging, and treatment, they prescribe narcotic painkillers--lots of them. Ruthie has become bedridden, dependent on painkillers, and hopeless, when an X-ray reveals that the wire used to fuse her spine is piercing her brain stem. Without another staggeringly expensive experimental surgery, she could well become paralyzed, but in many ways, she already is
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
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Lindsey, Ruthie
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pain
  • Positive psychology
  • Chronic pain
  • Optimism
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Conduct of life
  • Health
Label
There I am : the journey from hopelessness to healing, Ruthie Lindsey
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacontent
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Extent
viii, 278 pages
Isbn
9781982107918
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)on1105949894
Label
There I am : the journey from hopelessness to healing, Ruthie Lindsey
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacontent
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Extent
viii, 278 pages
Isbn
9781982107918
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)on1105949894

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