• Title: Normal
  • Author: Janet Bettag
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 375
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Normal In that nanosecond of enlightenment I knew that the human spirit survives the death of the physical body and I understood that my wandering soul needed to get back into its earthly habitat Janet Betta
    In that nanosecond of enlightenment I knew that the human spirit survives the death of the physical body and I understood that my wandering soul needed to get back into its earthly habitat Janet Bettag, NormalNormal is the true story of the author s survival and recovery from a ruptured cerebral aneurysm It poignantly and humorously addresses dealing with altered sel In that nanosecond of enlightenment I knew that the human spirit survives the death of the physical body and I understood that my wandering soul needed to get back into its earthly habitat Janet Bettag, NormalNormal is the true story of the author s survival and recovery from a ruptured cerebral aneurysm It poignantly and humorously addresses dealing with altered self image, finding ways around barriers, and appreciating the play of serendipity and synchronicity in our lives The book is a moving and sometimes hilarious account of her determination to reconnect with reality and construct an active, rewarding life in the aftermath of a traumatic event Sharing skirmishes and victories, Janet Bettag conveys a message of hope, inspriation, and support to her readers In doing so, she reminds each of us that we have a choice to make when faced with adversity remain a victim or become a warrior.

    One Reply to “Normal”

    1. Normal details the author's personal experiences as a brain aneurysm survivor. It's a memoir, but so much more. Janet Bettag offers information, advice, and hope. As she honestly and bravely describes her own challenges and heartaches following her brain attack, she speaks directly to others who have experienced brain trauma as well as to those who are caregivers. She acknowledges the pain and stress experienced by those who are struggling to care for a brain aneurysm survivor. For survivors, sh [...]

    2. For me, it isn't often that a book really touches my heart and gives me such profound appreciation for things I normally take for granted. When it's a work of nonfiction, that makes it even more powerful. I found myself swept away by the honesty of this Missouri author's debut book. I've known Janet Bettag for a couple of years through the St. Louis Writers Guild, but I had no idea of her writing talent. Nor did I realize the extent of impairment she overcame since suffering a brain aneurysm fif [...]

    3. I loved the book and it shows the strength that she had to have to fight the battle she fought. As I was reading I could hear her telling the story. There were parts that made me cry and parts that made me laugh. As I'm fighting my own battle with a different disease, I refer back often to the book for strength.

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