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Presence of Mind: Third Edition Melissa Schenk

Presence of Mind: Third Edition

Melissa Schenk

Published May 30th 2013
ISBN : 9781490316321
Paperback
264 pages
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 About the Book 

Alyssa Gideon is a young wife, who struggles to cope with the emotional impact and unpredictable timing of her husbands new diagnosis of epilepsy. How will she ever overcome the stresses and fears that fill her mind? Alyssa has always longed to liveMoreAlyssa Gideon is a young wife, who struggles to cope with the emotional impact and unpredictable timing of her husbands new diagnosis of epilepsy. How will she ever overcome the stresses and fears that fill her mind? Alyssa has always longed to live the life of the typical American dream. Marrying at the young age of nineteen has already stacked the odds against her. Now, she must set aside her own needs to attend to her husband and small children. When her husband loses his high paying job due to his seizures, she must find a meager paying job to support the family. After disobeying doctor orders not to drive, her husband (Thomas Gideon) goes into a seizure behind the wheel - injuring their young daughter, Chelsea. Alyssa is consumed with every mothers deepest fears as she watches her own baby girl fight to live. She then faces one of the toughest decisions of her life - choosing between the one she loves or leaving the marriage for the physical and emotional well-being of her children. She tries to walk away from the marriage- however, love keeps her holding on. Will she sacrifice love or learn to cope in the midst of her fears?