Melodies of My Life : A Disabled Girl's Journey to Womanhood
Denedria R BanksISBN: 0595356818;
Book Description Melodies of My Life shares a no-holds-barred coming of age portrait of a young woman who refuses to let a chronic and debilitating illness define who she is or what she can achieve. At thirty-one, author Denedria Banks wears many hats?from daughter to sister to friend; from public speaker to single, fun-loving, independent Black woman; and from medical social worker to woman with a disability. Each chapter samples the complex chords, harmonies, and disharmonies of her life?s passions. Banks explores various stages that impacted her search for self, including self-love and happiness. She ultimately discovers the true love that comes from putting yourself first, loving your every imperfection, and literally taking each day one step at a time. In her own words, Denedria provides a rare glimpse into living with a debilitating disease. Doctors, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, students, people with disabilities and their loved...
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