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Reviewed by Dr. Oliva Dsouza for Readers' Favorite
Yvonne deSousa is diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. The only way to deal with it is to face facts and take each day as it comes. The various signs and symptoms of the disease make her day to day life progressively difficult. She ends up quitting her front desk job. Whatever she has to face as a result of her MS, she does so with elan. Living and surviving through the MS fog-riddled days, Yvonne makes sure she does not lose her sense of humor and brightness of spirit.
MS Madness! A “Giggle More, Cry Less” Story of Multiple Sclerosis by Yvonne deSousa is just what it promises to be. The author has managed to turn a potential sob story into a humorous read without losing the main plot. It takes a lot to make fun of yourself and the author does it with ease. Her ability to laugh at herself, in spite of her condition, can surely be an inspiration to one and all. Describing the difficulties she faces in dealing with new technology and managing her finances, Yvonne surely strikes a chord with those of us who know what being a klutz is all about. Her review of the highly acclaimed movie, "Inception" is hilarious and not to be missed. I really think it takes a lot of courage to look your MS diagnosis in the face and choose not to be beaten by it. Yvonne has done a wonderful job of sharing her story in a very nice, readable way. She deserves a pat on the back for telling it with a smile.