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Author Topic: I'm writing an autobiography...  (Read 570 times)

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Offline Tymn2012

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I'm writing an autobiography...
« on: October 19, 2010, 03:18:49 PM »
...about what it's been like to have AIDS, chronic pain, bipolar disorder, and all the crap that comes with those, while trying to be a 'spiritual man.'

Here is the introduction:

A very frank, honest, no-holds-barred account of what it has been like to be a gay man struggling to be what everyone else expected him be—and withering away in the process—and what it took for him to become the complete, integrated person he is today, from spirituality to drug and alcohol addiction to full awareness of just who and what he is, and what he was meant to be.

I hope to have this book published; some very close, well-educated friends have told me it should be.  If anyone would be interested in reading more, I'd be happy to share it.  

I would value any feedback, positive or negative, you may provide.  The intended demographic covers a wide variety of lifestyles, and my hope is that it will help someone out there to keep going 'just a little while longer.'
“The opportunity to live long enough to heal, if healing is possible, is often because they’ve had someone in their lives who have stayed with them.”

Offline carousel

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Re: I'm writing an autobiography...
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2010, 05:58:47 PM »
Have you read Regan Hofmann's inspirational HIV memoir, I have Something to Tell You?

It's available on Amazon for 1 cent.  Bargain.

Offline Tymn2012

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Re: I'm writing an autobiography...
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2010, 06:09:26 PM »
No, I haven't.  Thanks!  I'll order it right away.
“The opportunity to live long enough to heal, if healing is possible, is often because they’ve had someone in their lives who have stayed with them.”

Offline skeebo1969

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Re: I'm writing an autobiography...
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2010, 06:27:10 PM »
It's available on Amazon for 1 cent.  Bargain.

No wonder she don't reply to comments left on her blog.
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