Dying To Be Me

Author: Anita Moorjani
Editor: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 1401937527
Size: 13,38 MB
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In this truly inspirational memoir, Anita Moorjani relates how, after fighting cancer for almost four years, her body began shutting down—overwhelmed by the malignant cells spreading throughout her system. As her organs failed, she entered into an extraordinary near-death experience where she realized her inherent worth . . . and the actual cause of her disease. Upon regaining consciousness, Anita found that her condition had improved so rapidly that she was released from the hospital within weeks—without a trace of cancer in her body! Within this enhanced e-book, Anita recounts—in words and on video—stories of her childhood in Hong Kong, her challenge to establish her career and find true love, as well as how she eventually ended up in that hospital bed where she defied all medical knowledge. In "Dying to Be Me," Anita Freely shares all she has learned about illness, healing, fear, "being love," and the true magnificence of each and every human being!

Dying To Be Thin

Author: Kaci Lane
Editor: Xulon Press
ISBN: 1597812994
Size: 16,96 MB
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Dying To Be Heard

Author: Connie Hicks
Editor: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1490742042
Size: 16,12 MB
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This is an amazing true story of a woman whose loved ones were given a chance to share with her the amazing beauty of the afterworld, and what they were seeing before their transition to what is believed to be heaven or paradise. As she recalls events of her life that occurred before and after she lost her loved one, signs are given to her that there is joy and peace with the souls of her loved ones.

Dying To Be Thin

Author: Kathryn Lilley
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101043134
Size: 18,76 MB
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Welcome to Durham, North Carolina, the diet capital of the world. Plus-sized TV producer Kate Gallagher has been told she has the “face” for TV—it’s the body she needs to work on. So, when she gets dumped by her boyfriend and laid off from her job in the same week, Kate decides to trade in her Whoopie Pies for thinner thighs and enrolls in an exclusive weight loss clinic in Durham, North Carolina. After just one day at the Hoffman Clinic, Kate is about ready to sell her soul for a White Mocha with a doughnut chaser. Working freelance on a story about her own transformation, she must endure petrified fruit and tasteless gruel, sunrise walks, and crazy neighbors. But when the clinic’s principal diet guru turns up dead with a pair of fondue forks where his eyes should be, Kate loses her appetite. Now that the menu features murder, she’s got a breaking story on her hands.

Dying To Be Loved

Author: Erica Coleman
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0985019301
Size: 15,57 MB
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Love can sometimes take you to some of the most unimaginable places, both good and bad. Sometimes it's not until we reach rock bottom that we realize that the love that we've been searching for has been with us all along. Dying To Be Loved allows readers to experience a different kind of love story. One that shows the different challenges you face in dealing with love. "Love" in its present form is used as a term of expression and endearment however, Dying To Be Loved allows the reader to visualize and experience love from different angles. The author takes you on an emotional roller coaster covering issues such as friendship, depression, abuse, abandonment, religion, self-esteem, loss of love, crazy love and storybook love. You'll laugh, you'll cry but by the end you will hopefully be thanking GOD for your life. SYNOPSIS Meet Kent, Kyndal and Gabrielle, three characters living totally separate lives all on a quest to find real love. Follow them as they struggle to survive and break away from their destructive past experiences with love, making many sacrifices along the way. As pain leads them in different directions, one thing is consistent, love hurts. Will Kyndal, the praised women's counselor whom was left standing at the altar, allow the hurt from her childhood to break her down mentally to the point of no return? Will Gabrielle, the professional, allow the race of her dream husband to overshadow his abuse or will her eyes finally open when her life is on the line? Will Kent's womanizing ways change after an unexpected attack on his life? Are they willing to give their lives to be loved? Or will their struggles ultimately lead them to the altar? Join them on their journey in the fight of their lives, all for love sake.

Dying To Be Men

Author: L. Stephanie Cobb
Editor: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 023151820X
Size: 12,12 MB
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At once brave and athletic, virtuous and modest, female martyrs in the second and third centuries were depicted as self-possessed gladiators who at the same time exhibited the quintessentially "womanly" qualities of modesty, fertility, and beauty. L. Stephanie Cobb explores the double embodiment of "male" and "female" gender ideals in these figures, connecting them to Greco-Roman virtues and the construction of Christian group identities. Both male and female martyrs conducted their battles in the amphitheater, a masculine environment that enabled the divine combatants to showcase their strength, virility, and volition. These Christian martyr accounts also illustrated masculinity through the language of justice, resistance to persuasion, and-more subtly but most effectively-the juxtaposition of "unmanly" individuals (usually slaves, the old, or the young) with those at the height of male maturity and accomplishment (such as the governor or the proconsul). Imbuing female martyrs with the same strengths as their male counterparts served a vital function in Christian communities. Faced with the possibility of persecution, Christians sought to inspire both men and women to be braver than pagan and Jewish men. Yet within the community itself, traditional gender roles had to be maintained, and despite the call to be manly, Christian women were expected to remain womanly in relation to the men of their faith. Complicating our understanding of the social freedoms enjoyed by early Christian women, Cobb's investigation reveals the dual function of gendered language in martyr texts and its importance in laying claim to social power.

Dying To Be Beautiful

Author: Jennifer Jill Schwirzer
Editor: Review and Herald Pub Assoc
ISBN: 9780828018043
Size: 17,92 MB
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This book offers a ladder out of the black hole of food fixations. The author reviews the standard therapies and includes appendices on books and treatment resources. But it is the detailed, heart-rending stories of struggle and triumph --including Schwirzer's own-- that lift the heart.

Dying To Be Perfect

Author: Susan Barry
Editor: KCM Publishing
ISBN: 1939961009
Size: 13,11 MB
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Calling upon the same inner strength and faith that got her through her son TJ’s tragic death at age 22, Susan Barry decided to share their story. Complete with photographs, poems and journals from TJ’s personal lockbox, the result is a gift to the families and friends of those suffering the terrible toll of anorexia nervosa—and to all who seek insight into a disorder that is widely misunderstood, difficult to treat, and too often fatal. Dying to Be Perfect details TJ’s journey from bright, active high school student to a young man who is isolated, desperate, and consumed by the disorder he has battled for nearly a decade. Fighting alongside him every step of the way is his brave and tenacious mother, who tries one strategy after another for curing TJ—everything from bargaining and tough love, to forcible commitment. In addition to her deft and sensitive recounting of his story, Barry has included solid advice to desperate parents, insight for those treating this disorder, and writings from others whose lives he touched. In this unforgettable book, TJ lives on and offers a beacon of hope for anorexia sufferers and their loved ones. Dying to Be Perfect, WILL make a difference. This is simply an incredible story.

Dying To Be Born Again

Author: Steve Smith
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1499021895
Size: 17,40 MB
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This story starts at the beginning. When a new baby is born we all expect it to be a little angel; it has daddy's eyes, it has mamas nose. The fact of the matter is a little demon as just been born. All this baby knows is in its DNA. So whether it's good or bad. No one knows at this time. This child learns from what it sees at home from what it hears and the actions of those around it, friends and relatives give this child different sets of rules, this child is impressionable and therefore it is what it's made. On the first day of school, this child realized that it could not have everything it wanted. If the child had learned to share the first day of school would have been a lot different. But as it is a little six-year-old boy had something I wanted, what I wanted was the desk, where he was seated. Like I said I had not learned to share, so I took that desk from that little boy, and it was a little violent, so I got to go to see the principal.

Dying To Be Thin

Author: Ira M. Sacker
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1455501875
Size: 17,88 MB
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In a society that favours a slim body image, eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are on the increase. This authoritative and compassionate guide gives families, friends and sufferers themselves the help they need.