Welcome to Biscuit Land (Epub)

£5.99

A witty, yet stirring first-hand account of dealing with the daily difficulties of Tourette's Syndrome

SKU: 9780285641280

Description

Meet Jess, aka Touretteshero. Jess has Tourettes Syndrome.

Welcome to Biscuit Land is a witty yet stirring first-hand account of dealing with the daily difficulties of Tourettes – a neurological disorder characterized by physical and verbal tics. Jess Thom shares a year of her life, detailing the entire spectrum of her experiences. From arm and leg tics that can occasionally be life-threatening to uncontrollable verbal outburst – she says the word 'biscuit' an average of 16 times per minute – Jess manages with the support of a close network of friends and family, as well as encountering strangers who can be unpredictably helpful and harmful.

At once funny and shocking, tender and moving, this memoir provides a courageous and optimistic voice in the face of the major challenges, leaving readers with an inspiring message of resilience.