Brighter Days Ahead: A Young Woman's Story of Fortitude Living with Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Injury

Brighter Days Ahead: A Young Woman's Story of Fortitude Living with Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Injury

by Wynnikka Matthews

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Overview

Wynnikka Matthews, at the age of 22, has written a memoir to raise awareness for her physical disability, Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Injury. In her book, she opens up about living with her OBPI and her experiences with challenges such as adaptation, accommodation, attending school, bullying, anxiety & depression, self-harm, dating, mourning the sudden death of a loved one, coping strategies and overcoming many of her barriers, her hopes for her future and much more!

Wynnikka is honoured to motivate and inspire others with her story of fortitude. She hopes her book will be a tool to raise awareness of OBPI and be a bridge for her to connect with others around the world who are living with Brachial Plexus Injuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781775042808
Publisher: Wynnikka Matthews
Publication date: 10/14/2018
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Wynnikka Matthews is a 22 year old young Canadian woman who acquired Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Injury (OBPI) at birth resulting in a permanent physical disability.

She has written her first book called 'Brighter Days Ahead: A Young Woman's Story of Fortitude Living with Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Injury', to share her life story and most importantly, to raise awareness for her disability.

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Foreword



Chapter 1 First Breath

Chapter 2 Realization

Chapter 3 Growing Pains

Chapter 4 Self-Care

Chapter 5 Bullies Made Me Hate Myself

Chapter 6 Middle School Life Crisis

Chapter 7 Fresh Start

Chapter 8 Transitioning Into College

Chapter 9 Coping with a Major Loss

Chapter 10 I’m Ashamed of Me

Chapter 11 What Will My Future Hold?

Chapter 12 The Sky is The Limit!

Dear Family and Friends

December 3rd, 2017

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