A book about a girl that hid an illness of pain and suffering until. She found out she was disabled at 36 with a chronic pain illness, muscular dystrophy and breast cancer by 40.
She married a surgeon and together blended their families and made an empire.
She found out that motherhood and philanthropy is the most important aspect of her life.
With a terminal illness called Pompe disease, she spends her entire life with two of the same doctors.
Dr. Lubenow, from Rush University Medical Center and Dr. Richard McDonough is at Advocate Good Shephard Hospital.
She has "inspirational" stories to share on surviving, divorce, disability, cancer, love, marriage, motherhood and terminal illness.
"Melissa is the "Ultimate Survivor"", Eleanor Anne Sweet.