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Summary

Here is a great gift of wisdom and humour for anyone coping with actual aches and pains. Based on the author's own experience as a hip-replacement patient, she provides funny insider advice about coping with the ordeals of surgery, a hospital stay, and at-home convalescence.

Highlights include: 10 little jobs you can give to anyone who innocently asks, "How can I help?"; dignified ways to cope with all the indignities of baring your body to strangers; great gifts to suggest when someone asks, "What can I bring you?"; and tips on dealing with visitors...and hospital food...and medical professionals. Far more entertaining than a potted plant! Read wonderfully by Kate Binchy.

©1999 Maeve Binchy (P)2002 Orion Publishing Group Ltd

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"Wickedly amusing self-help audio book, providing the tonic of laughter as well as useful tips for the patient." ( Disability Times)

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