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Backbone : living with chronic pain without turning into one / Karen Duffy.

Duffy, Karen, 1961- (author.).

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  • 11 of 11 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 616.4 Duf (Text) 32604000204886 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 616.4 DUFFY (Text) 32826014109649 New Books Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 616.429 DUFFY (Text) 37500004464612 Nonfiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 921 DUF (Text) 37323005327518 NONFIC Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main 616.4 DUFF (Text) 39231033439031 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Downtown Newburgh 616.429 DUFFY 2017 (Text) 39206021322589 New Materials Available -
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Princeton PL - Princeton 616.429 Duf (Text) 30890000664175 Adult Books Upper level Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 616.4 DUF (Text) 78731000501974 New NF Available -
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley 616.429 DUFFY KAREN (Text) 30402004631166 NEW NON-FICTION Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781628727951
  • ISBN: 1628727950
  • Physical Description: xi, 234 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, [2017]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The eccedentesiast -- Getting old for the third time -- Hockey mom -- Stages of haggling -- Extra innings -- Antipelargia: the stork's law -- The flaneur -- Wise guys -- A style for your illness -- Have mercy -- Love the chub -- Fighting words -- OUCH! Platitude bingo -- To whom it may concern -- How not to be a jackass -- Excuse dice -- The optimistic catastrophist -- Un couple malade -- Bibliotherapy: read two books and call me in the morning -- The non-monumental theory of happiness -- The upside of a life turned upside down.
Summary, etc.:
More than one-third of the US population-nearly 113 million Americans-is currently living with chronic pain, while another 133 million Americans live with some form of chronic illness. Half of the US population lives with the challenges of these invisible illnesses where their symptoms are not always obvious to the casual observer. Addressing a country ravaged by both chronic pain and opioid addiction, Backbone offers a salve of self-sufficiency, spunk, and perseverance. With a light tone, deft wordplay, and interactive gems such as the Bill Murray Pain Scale, Mastectomy Paper Dolls, and a crown to wear just for getting out of bed, Duffy's serious-and seriously funny-book is for the massive population living with chronic pain who are eager to be understood and helped, and sends the message that despite the pain, there is a way to a good life.
Subject: Duffy, Karen, 1961- > Health.
Sarcoidosis > Patients > Biography.
Chronic pain > Patients > Biography.
Chronic pain > Humor.

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