Uncomfortably Numb: a memoir is … launched. Consider Multiple Sclerosis awareness month officially marked.
My husband Scott kicked off the event at Tatnuck Bookseller — shout out to independent book stores! — as he comically lamented the lot of those who are married to writers and who ultimately see bits of their lives used as grist for books and articles. (He’s a very good sport about it.)
After detailing how I came to write the memoir, I read a few excerpts and later signed copies.
I was honored to meet two fellow MS patients who shared their experiences with me. Hopefully I’ll meet many more as I continue to promote Uncomfortably Numb.
My daughter Abbey and her college roommate Stephanie helped out at the book table, where we collected donations for the National MS Society. (My son Casey, it should be noted, surprised me by coming home from school to celebrate the release.)
I’m looking forward to the next book event: March 28 at 1 p.m. at the Holyoke, MA Barnes & Noble.