Here is a list of the titles we touched on with any details I could find.
Blindsided: Lifting a Life Above Illness: A Reluctant Memoir by Richard M. Cohen (2004, Harper Paperbacks)
The First Year: Multiple Sclerosis: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed by Margaret Blackstone. (2002, Marlow & Company)
Multiple Sclerosis for Dummies (2007, Wiley Publishing)
MS and Your Feelings – Handling the Ups and Downs of MS, written by Allison Shadday a licensed counselor who also has MS (2007, Hunter House Publishers, http://www.hunterhouse.com/)
Women Living with Multiple Sclerosis by Judith Lynn Nichols and her Online Group of MS Sisters (1999, Hunter House Publishers, www.hunterhouse.com, ISBN 0-89793-218-8)
Living with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis, Overcoming the Challenges by Patricia K. Coyle and June Halper (2008, Demos Medical Publishing, http://www.demosmedpub.com/)
JUST FOR FUN: Stephen White is a best selling mystery author who has MS. In his Dr. Alan Gregory mystery series, one of the main characters has MS. These are wonderful mysteries and I highly recommend them for fun. You can see more at http://www.authorstephenwhite.com/
Don't want to buy books? Take advantage of lending libraries from various MS organizations. MSAA has the most extensive on-line inventory which can be found at http://msassociation.org/programs/lending_library/
Note that the Delaware NMSS chapter has transferred their books to the Delaware Public Library System but has a lot of brochures available.
NEXT CHAT: 9 Oct 09