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By Nick Vittas

This e-book chronicles the author's battles with Lyme sickness over 14 years, in addition to the cross-country adventures those battles encouraged in periods whilst he used to be fit sufficient to commute. Taoist and Zen philosophies helped him focus on the widespread ups and downs linked to the disorder, and those related philosophies additionally ready him to utilize his time at the street. Nick's saga all started in 1998 while continual soreness started to unfold all through his physique. 3 years later he was once thoroughly clinically determined with Lyme sickness, however the trip had simply started. Over the process the subsequent decade he skilled either amazing recoveries and heartbreaking setbacks, all of which taught him many influential classes. "American Bread" bargains precious insights on how you can evolve from trouble to a person dealing with any continual sickness. Dispersed among each one bankruptcy approximately Lyme illness is a bankruptcy from the cross-country journeys he took while he was once good sufficient to trip the highways of North the United States. in the course of those journeys he had the nice fortune of connecting with numerous appealing characters, essentially the most attractive being an eccentric Mexican nicknamed Lobo. Nick skilled many hindrances and unforeseen occasions in the course of his travels, yet met all of them with an equanimity that was once cultivated from years of looking for which means whereas dealing with persistent disease. NICK VITTAS was once born in London to Greek immigrant mom and dad. He and his kin moved to the Washington, DC metropolitan region whilst he was once 8 years previous. he's a dedicated early adolescence educator who has been operating in Preschools for seven years. He graduated from the Texas country collage schooling application in 2011 and now is living in Austin, Texas.

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