All posts tagged: chronic illness

Amy Susan Crohn, Dying to Live

Amy Susan Crohn Hyde Park, New York Presentation and Book Signing Event

“I Told You I Was Sick”  A story of  discovery and  growth through catastrophic illness The Hyde Park Free Library in Hyde Park, New York will host a presentation and book signing Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 7pmET. Amy Susan Crohn will appear to give the presentation, “I Told You I Was Sick!” based on her recently released book, DYING TO LIVE: Running backwards through cancer, Lupus, and chronic illness. Her event is combined with a book signing, as well as a tour of the Memorial Exhibition of the art of her brother Steve Crohn. Recently deceased and the subject of a New York Magazine feature, Steve Crohn is well-known for his post war, modernist paintings in the abstract style. The Memorial Exhibition runs through April 30th. Please RSVP Here Amy Susan Crohn was a 36-year-old wife and mother of two beautiful boys, one an adopted foster child, when she was struck with the reality of, not only stage IV cancer, but also a second life threatening disease, Lupus. In DYING TO LIVE Amy relates her personal and up close journey through …

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Dying to Live FREE Kindle Giveaway January 9-11

The best things in life are FREE! One of the best books describing the survival of an abnormal childhood and two simultaneous life threatening diseases is available for FREE on Amazon Kindle January 9-11, 2014. Released in June, 2013 this 5 star rated book is one to read and read again! Amy Susan Crohn’s DYING TO LIVE: Running backwards through cancer,Lupus, and chronic illness documents the events in the life of a happy mother and wife whose experience turned her world upside down. Realizing that her childhood was anything but normal, Amy discovered the link between her maltreatment as a child and her later bouts with devastating disease. How she overcomes and thrives as she puts the pieces of her life back together is not only heartwarming, but contains many valuable lessons. During her “down time” the author was able to connect with the ACE Study which validated the “why” of her near death diseases and helped her recover with the help of some of the best medical professionals in the country. Descended from a …

Dying to Live: Running Backwards through Cancer, Lupus, and Chronic Illness, Amy Susan Crohn, ImaginePublicity

Amy Susan Crohn and DYING TO LIVE Featured on Indies Unlimited

Independent author, Amy Susan Crohn, and her book, DYING TO LIVE: Running backwards through cancer, Lupus, and chronic illness is the featured book on the website, Indies Unlimited. Indies Unlimited is a platform for engagement between indie authors and their readers, and much more. Indies Unlimited’s website contains a treasure chest of information, not only about books, publishing and book marketing, but also the good, bad and ugly of the ever evolving industry pointing authors and readers to helpful sites, and exposing those who aren’t so helpful. Monday, September 30, DYING TO LIVE will be discovered by independent readers looking for a memoir with long lasting value. DYING TO LIVE is not only  the author’s story, but the reality of millions who suffer from chronic illness brought on by childhood maltreatment, abuse or neglect. Indie Unlimited readers will walk through Amy’s childhood, and adulthood, “running backwards” through her experiences and ending with valuable solutions. Since it’s launch, DYING TO LIVE has been an inspiration to others who recognize their own experiences within the pages, not only with their …

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Author Amy Susan Crohn Guest on Murphy’s Law, Safety First with Tracey Murphy

Murphy”s Law with Tracey Murphy hosts Author, Amy Susan Crohn Monday, July 1 at 8pm. Listen to the show live or to the podcast! Author Amy Susan Crohn‘s recently released book, Dying to Live: Running backwards through cancer, Lupus, and chronic illness relates how neglect and abuse within her childhood became the catalyst for disease in her adulthood. Descended from a blended family, with two eccentric parents, and the legacy of being the grand neice of Dr. Burrill B. Crohn, a leading gastroenterologist whose work greatly advanced the understanding of ileitis -also known as Crohn’s disease at Mt. Sinai Hospital, Amy’s childhood was often filled with wonder and anxiety. The details of her childhood lead up to the crescendo, her body completely broken, and diagnosis of two life altering diseases at age 36. Much of the discussion surrounds the issue of how childhood maltreatment, in the form of neglect or abuse,  leading to damages in the body which can manifest themselves later in life in the form of devastating diseases and compromising immune systems. Many of Amy’s later medical events …