she started sharing their story to help and inspire others.
That's All I Got shows there's light at the end of a very dark tunnel after suicide or tragedy. Voss wants to educate and inform people about mental illness and suicide to prevent other innocent lives from being lost to something still surrounded by stigma. The author sheds light on alternative forms of healthcare to promote healing and wellness. Five years after tragedy struck, she reveals how she has managed to thrive.
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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite That’s All I Got! Thrival: A Widow’s Journey After Suicide by Karen E. Voss is the author's poignant and heartbreaking memoir as she shares her pain through the book and gives readers an intimate look into her life of grief, loss, and betrayal. The book sheds light on the daily struggles of those living with mental illness, and those who deal with the effects of loving and living with someone who has mental illness. The author speaks about reaching out for help during her days of struggles, and how it is possible to live an extraordinary life again. Her journey after her husband Russ’s suicide will touch the hearts of readers in many ways. Her story is one of pain, grief, betrayal, survival, thrival, hope, and recovery. The author’s words are not only about her trauma and pain; she gives a good perception to readers about what it takes when it comes to living and dealing with people with mental illness. She speaks about her life extensively and intimately, and her moments of despair and difficult times are palpable. The book reaches out to readers through the author’s words and prayers and she calls herself a ‘thriver’, a warrior moving forward after tragedy, instead of a survivor. The book also sheds light on the alternate and holistic types of healing and well being that are helpful when it comes to treating mental illness. Stories like this will touch the hearts of readers - and many of them will be able to connect with the author’s pain and tragedy - but will also help them overcome their trauma and get on with their lives.