I know too well how much disdain doctors, nurses, medical professionals DO have for patients who don't behave in ways they deem acceptable.
The book is author Amy Silverstein's true story about her own unexpected heart disease, which put her on death's door and resulted in a heart transplant at age 24.
He was forced to make some difficult choices and I hoped this book would help me understand how he made those choices and what exactly the consequences were.
Sick Girl is a brutally honest account of life after a heart transplant. Amy Silverstein pulls no punches narrating her life story, choosing to lay her soul bare. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Florin Micurescu
I love this book and I love Amy. I do have some common ground with Amy as I've had a kidney and pancreas transplant. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Sharron R Johnson
Interesting for people concerned by the topic of transplant. We'll written.Published 2 months ago by K
THE most inspiring book I ever read. Moreover Ms Silverstein had a second transplant after 25+ years living with the first one. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Stackman
A few months ago, my aunt passed away after a long battle with chronic back problems. When I was cleaning out her house, I found a paperback copy of Amy Silverstein's memoir, Sick... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Karen Lea Hansen
There are several people who have written reviews that I agree whole-heartedly with, but I felt I wanted to add my own perspective. Read morePublished 20 months ago by OceanLawGirl
Even though I will probably never need a heart transplant, I found this book inspiring. I have suffered with heart problems for about 5 or 6 years now. Read morePublished on November 20, 2012 by Francesca100
I was sickened by the attitude demonstrated by the author of this book, Amy Silverstein. While I agree with her that it is unfair that a 24-year-old young lady needs a heart... Read morePublished on October 30, 2012 by Jeani Rector