But She Looks Fine: From Illness to Activism (Hardcover)

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Celebrities have a lot to say about this book
  • I want to thank you for all the great work you are doing. - Mark Hamil, actor (Star Wars, The Mandalorian, The Sandman)
  • Olivia is a ten plus year survivor, a true inspiration and has done more in her short life so far, than most ever do in a lifetime. - Ryan Sutter, ABC’s Bachelorette
  • This book will make you stop in your tracks, pay attention, and captivate your heart in a deeply emotional way. It’s a story beyond Lyme disease - but a story about a child who grew up having to fight for her life. - Ally Hilfiger, Artist, Designer, Lyme Activist
  • This young powerhouse knows what it means to start a movement from the grassroots level. She has been selfless and courageous in openly sharing her story. I’m so darn proud to be her Wingman…I’d follow her anywhere. - (Ret.) Colonel Nicole Malachowski, First Female U.S Air Force Thunderbird Pilot
  • The music world has Aretha, Cher, Madonna & Adele. The Lyme world has Olivia. —Jeff Crater, Co-Founder Center for Lyme Action
This is the story of how Olivia turned the physical challenges and emotional hardships she had faced since she was a little girl into an engaged life of advocacy for others.

So many young people are faced with life-changing hardships—from illness and disease to loss and calamity. What Olivia Goodreau discovers through her journey with chronic Lyme, and what she has been sharing with the world, is that inside of every predicament is also a possibility.

About the Author


Olivia Goodreau is the founder of the LivLyme Foundation and inventor of the free global app, TickTracker. Olivia founded the LivLyme Foundation in 2017 when she was 12 years old, to raise money for children who cannot afford their Lyme medication and doctors’ visits and to fund research to find a cure for Lyme and tick-borne diseases. Olivia hopes the LivLyme Foundation will positively impact those that suffer from all tick-borne diseases. As the inventor of TickTracker, she is striving to educate the public and keep people safe while creating a database for research.

Praise For…


"This book will make you stop in your tracks, pay attention, and captivate your heart in a deeply emotional way. It’s a story beyond Lyme disease - but a story about a child who grew up having to fight for her life." —Ally Hilfiger

"The music world has Aretha, Cher, Madonna & Adele. The Lyme world has Olivia." —Jeff Crater, Co-Founder Center for Lyme Action

"This young powerhouse knows what it means to start a movement from the grassroots level. She has been selfless and courageous in openly sharing her story. I’m so darn proud to be her Wingman…I’d follow her anywhere." (Ret.) Colonel Nicole Malachowski, United States Air Force First Female U.S Air Force Thunderbird Pilot

"I think Olivia is an inspiration and she is my hero." —Dr. Neils Spector, Duke University

"Olivia has been one of those people who generated a whole movement. She has raised awareness, her foundation has raised awareness, and really something people did not think about, but now they do. And it’s because of Olivia." —Dianne DeGette, U. S Representative of Colorado

"Olivia is a ten plus year survivor, a true inspiration and has done more in her short life so far, than most ever do in a lifetime." —Ryan Sutter, ABC’s Bachelorette TV Show

"I want to thank you for all the great work you are doing." —Mark Hamil, Actor

"Young people are changing the world - and Olivia is proof" —Sheryl Sandburg, Chief Operating Office at Facebook

"As a fearless advocate and compassionate friend to all whom she inspires, Olivia emerges as a voice for a marginalized, abandoned, suffering patient populations. She is the hope and voice of the future." —Susan Green, Legislative Counsel at NatCap Lyme

 

"A tale of persistence amid invisible illness that offers insightful advice."—Kirkus Reviews

"If you want an inspiring read, pick up a copy of But She Looks Fine." —Dorothy Kupcha Leland, President of LymeDisease.org

"Inspired and inspiring, But She Looks Fine: From Illness to Activism is an exceptionally well written, impressively candid, organized and presented memoir that will have a very special appeal and relevance for readers having to deal with the life-impacting and altering effects of a physical or emotional affliction of their own."—Midwest Book Review


Product Details
ISBN: 9781592112104
ISBN-10: 1592112102
Publisher: HistriaYA
Publication Date: May 9th, 2023
Pages: 146
Language: English