How to Be A Good Mommy When You’re Sick: A Guide to Motherhood with Chronic Illness


A source of inspiration and support for any mother who is fighting chronic illness.

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Soon after receiving her Bachelor’s Degree, Emily Graves was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis and given a prognosis that she would be confined to a wheelchair within ten years. Shortly thereafter, pregnant with her first and only child, Emily’s kidneys shut down. Thus, began a new chapter in Emily’s life: balancing chronic illness, motherhood, and the professional ambitions that had caused her to excel as an academic and meet her husband. Today she is still fighting chronic illness, but she has found some answers as to how to manage that fight while being a good mother and spouse and continuing to pursue her professional ambitions. In this book, Emily chronicles the challenges and successes and shares her experience-and tips-with other mothers suffering from chronic illness. A formula for surviving and thriving, this book is meant as a source of inspiration and support for any mother who has to do the impossible every single day.