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read epub Æ Le Scaphandre et le Papillon æ Paperback » jean-dominique bauby ¶ ‘Locked in syndrome paralysed from head to toe the patient his mind intact is imprisoned inside his own body unable to speak or move In my case blinking my left eyelid is my only means of communication’IScle – his left eyelid – he began dictating this remarkable story painstakingly spelling it out letter by letterHis book offers a haunting harrowing look inside the cruel prison of locked in syndrome but it is also a triumph of the human spir The Diving Bell and the ButterflyLocked in syndrome totally paralyzed unable to speak but completely conscious I find it hard to imagine a condition that's worse than this one People who suffer a stroke are at a risk to suffer from this condition luckily mostly not this bad Is there still dignity in a life like this? The writer of this memoir suffered from this condition and was only able to move one eye His left eye Needless to say this was a powerful read Its popularity is partly due to the fact that this book was made into a successful movie However there's a similar memoir that is not as well known as this one and which I thought was much better and powerful Only The Eyes Say Yes A Love Story If you liked The Diving Bell and the Butterfly I highly recommend Only the eyes say yes

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Tor in chief of French ‘Elle’ and the father of two young children suffered a massive stroke and found himself paralysed and speechless but entirely conscious trapped by what doctors call ‘locked in syndrome’ Using his only functioning mu Jean Dominiue Baube the forty something editor of Elle magazine in Paris husband father was stricken by a rare brain disease After several weeks in a coma he awoke to find that he was a prisoner inside his own body with control over only his left eye and motion limited to twisting his head left and right somewhat Yet this man managed with help to not only maintain his sanity and his optimism but his appreciation of beauty and his sense of humor This is a case in which imagination is a critical tool to one’s very survival The guy wrote a book using little than his left eye blinking code to an interpreter This is not at all a depressing memoir It is inspiring In fact it is one of the most positive uplifting things I have ever read

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Le Scaphandre et le Papillon‘Locked in syndrome paralysed from head to toe the patient his mind intact is imprisoned inside his own body unable to speak or move In my case blinking my left eyelid is my only means of communication’In December 1995 Jean Dominiue Bauby edi Prognosis Man may be inspired find beauty even at his own death bedBut there is a uestion even Bauby asks himself Does all of this a novel make?No Not even a decent anecdote?It is however testament of the prognosis which uestions the central Meaning of Life uestion Bauby finds personal beauty even if he cannot do anything with it but blink it in code to his nurse since he is absolutely paralyzed But this is no Anne Frank however This is no beauty pertaining to a person trapped I feel some but not complete pity for Mr Bauby The tale this man tells is one of robbed mobility but not of robbed dignity or money It bothered me a little that the editor of French Elle magazine rich and powerful as he was still alludes to and rubs in our faces his superiority his nouveau riche lifestyle cars trips experiences Even though it did not answer the central What is Life About? uestion it did made me ponder something perhaps even interesting Can a healthy individual truly envy a vegetable? RIP