Recommended Books

Get Well Wishes: Prayers, Poems and Blessings by June Cotner

A collection of inspiring poetry, prayers, quotes and reflections on illness.
The CFIDS & Fibromyalgia Self-Help Book: A Self-Management Program for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia,  by Bruce Campbell, Ph.D.  Although the CFIDS and Fibromyalgia Self-Help Book may seem to be written for people only with those illnesses, I contend it is not!  It is the best book that I have read that teaches one how to restructure one’s life after diagnosis of any chronic illness that requires consistent regimes of rest and exercise or therapy.  I cannot say enough about this book!  I finally feel like I have a little more control in managing my illness!

After Surgery, Illness, or Trauma : 10 Practical Steps to Renewed Energy and Health, by Regina Sara Ryan

Living With Mystery: Finding God in the Midst of Unanswered 
Questions, by Stacey Padrick

Lovely book on finding hope in the midst of loss and disappointments.

Anatomy of an Illness, by Norm Cousins.   Great book on the use of humor in healing.

Strong at the Broken Places, by Richard Cohen.

Insightful book that follows the lives of 5 individuals suffering from chronic or terminal illnesses.
Cereal For Dinner: Strategies, Shortcuts, and Sanity for Moms Battling Illness, by Kristine Breese   

Practical tips and insights made by a collection of chronically ill moms.

Anti Cancer, A New Way of Life

by Dr. David Servan-Schreiber MD PhD

This book is a comprehensive guide,  responding to cancer, its treatments and prevention for reoccurrence through diet, mental outlook, and life style changes.

Both of these cook books are fantastic guides to cooking for maximum health.  Both do a terrific job explaining the nutritional background of each recipe.