Authored by Encephalitis411’s own board president, Becky Dennis’ “Brain Wreck” has captured readers’ interest and with this highly rated book. Physicians from multiple countries have reviewed “Brain Wreck” as a lesson for the medical community.
A few noteworthy Amazon reviews…
Great resource: “Reading Brain Wreck helped to validate my experiences with encephalitis. Made me realize that I wasn’t alone in the way my mind was working (or not working). This would also be a great source of information for family and caregivers to better understand the struggle.”
Underlined this book to death: “Underlined this book to death and gave to my 6th neurologist with 13 years of similar episodes and no diagnosis yet. So nice to hear symptoms just like mine!”
Humor and perseverance: “Brain Wreck pulled me in from the get-go. With her humor, honesty and valiant perseverance, the author kept me intrigued reading about her journey in life. I was astonished about the ongoing challenges Becky endured, and at times saddened, but her amazing determination is so uplifting.”
Inspiring: “It was a remarkable book for her to have written and should inspire others with illnesses that Dr’s really do not understand fully and it takes someone determined to get a right diagnoses for her future work … she certainly inspired me to find out more.”
Heartfelt rollercoaster: “I loved this book! It is such a heartfelt and candid read. You feel like you are the author’s cheerleader through the book, hoping that she will find the answers she needs. And after the answers are so hard fought to find, you want to see her find peace with her ‘new-found self.’ In this book, sometimes you want to cry, scream, cheer, console, laugh, then scream again. It’s a rollercoaster of emotions.”
Couldn’t stop reading: “Once I started this book, I found that I simply couldn’t stop reading. Within the first 20 pages, I had shed tears and laughed out loud. In this courageous memoir, Becky Dennis details her harrowing journey of searching for answers about the cause of her illness. When many people would have given up, Becky’s persistence led to an explanation for her lingering symptoms. I loved how Becky’s intensive self-reflection led to truly workable coping skills – and great laughs for the reader. I found inspiration in her message about the importance of appreciating those little moments in your life. We can’t assume that we will always be the same person with the same abilities; cherish your family, your friends, and those seemingly unimportant events.”