A Life Worth Living: A Sequel to "I'm Not Sick, Just A Bit Unwell - Life With Neurofibromatosis"

Yvonne Foong
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Yvonne, a young Malaysian Chinese woman, was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis type 2, a rare genetic disorder while still in secondary school. In A Life Worth Living, she walks back in time to find the answer to find the answer to a question most frequently asked by many - where does she draw her inner strength from and her tenacity to overcome her trials and tribulations. Emotionally and physically trying, Yvonne's early childhood experiences have made her empathetic towards the hardships of others and given her the desire to empower them to live their best life. To quote Audrey Hepburn, "Nothing is impossible, the word itself says "I'm possible!'"
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Yvonne Foong, a blind-deaf Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) patient, an incurable disorder that makes tumors grow in all her life. She was being diagnosed with NF2 at the age of 16 years old and her hearing and vision were slowly damaged. Neurofibromatosis causes tumors to grow anywhere in the brain, along with the spinal cords and peripheral nerves. She had to go for different surgeries to safely remove tumors whenever it was needed to preserve her life. Without any medical insurance, she learned to raise funds herself to pay for her medical treatments. At the age of 31, she had undergone 22 successful surgeries and still counting. 

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Yvonne Foong
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Published on
Dec 1, 2017
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Pages
202
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ISBN
9789834325343
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English
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Biography & Autobiography / General
Self-Help / Motivational & Inspirational
Self-Help / Personal Growth / General
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