Chronically Happy Audio Book

The insightful, often humorous, and touching story of how Ms. Hartwell chose to live life rather than succumb to its obstacles is laid out in her book, Chronically Happy – Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness, which chronicles her approach of taking simple, logical steps in order to realize one’s dreams. Chronically Happy represents the first book written by a person with kidney disease to reach national distribution.


I ordered this book after checking out Lori Hartwell’s website for the Renal Support Network. My husband had just found out he would be facing dialysis and needing a kidney transplant. He wanted more information on what he was to expect. As he read the book, he would tell me about what Lori said, as if she were a new friend. That is the beauty of this book. It is very personal. Lori tells it like it is. But she also inspires hope. Her writing style is informal and easy to relate to. She mixes in humor and doesn’t shy away from any aspect of chronic illness. I would recommend this book to anyone living with a chronic illness and those who love them. –Amazon reader

Lori Hartwell is so great at sharing and helping others with kidney disease. This book does just that. She gives such great advice and words of wisdom. I would recommend this book to anyone with kidney disease, on dialysis, waiting for transplant, or transplant recipients. –Amazon reader

Writer is simply outstanding, practical guide for living with kidney concerns. After reading this, I am no longer anxious but committed to making the best of my health. She is a total joy and the RSN she founded is, too. Thank you, Lori!!! –Amazon reader

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Chapter Three • Grab Control Of Your Mind And Body

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