Tuesday, February 20, 2018
A Few Minor Adjustments: A Memoir of Healing by Cherie Kephart
Cherie Kephart, a young woman who longed for adventure, traveled the world from the remote villages of Central Africa to the majestic coastlines of New Zealand until a mysterious illness thrust her to the precipice of death. The persistent health challenges led to years of suffering, during which her symptoms time and again were undiagnosed by well-meaning medical doctors and healers who were sometimes competent, sometimes careless, sometimes absurd, and always baffled. The anguish, the uncertainty, and the relentless pain would have caused many people to simply give up and end their lives—and Cherie came close. Told with brutal honesty, astonishing wit, and a haunting vulnerability, A Few Minor Adjustments is an unforgettable memoir that will move you with its fiercely inspirational account of one woman’s incredible journey to find life-saving answers. In the end, she finds much more than a diagnosis.
I love memoirs. I think I've said it before, but I enjoy having a glimpse into real people's lives. A Few Minor Adjustments lets you see into a difficult time in Cherie Kephart's life. That is something that I really appreciate.
This book not only focuses on the struggles and hard times that Cherie went through, but it helps you to see that you can get through it. You can have a positive attitude even when things aren't going your way. Life may get hard. It may seem impossible at times. But, through all things, you can choose to see good. It is a choice that we must all make.
Thank you, Cherie Kephart, for sending this book to me!
*Note: I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.