The human body is a complex machine and sometimes complex machines go faulty and issues can arise. Some people manage to go through life with good health and never suffer and others constantly suffer at the hands of this partly broken organic machine. Is this fate or is it just bad luck? Whatever the answer to that question is, there are those that carry on regardless, despite the inner trauma’s and the inner wars that they are constantly fighting. One such person is Sazmick Books author Paul Northridge who has lived with his disability namely, Spina Bifida his whole life and is now helping others with his new autobiography Walk Of Life – Feet On The Ground, available now.
Paul even received the proof copy of his book whilst in hospital dealing with another complication of his condition. And he’s still smiling!
Here is the synopsis:
“What happens when we die? What is the meaning of life? What has ice-cold water got to do with sex? All these questions are answered in this book, well at least taken from my point of view in my autobiography. I was born with Spina Bifida and therefore ended up with a different kind of body and different aspect to life compared to the norm. I had a near death experience (NDE) at fourteen years old and I will guide you through that journey and how I reflect upon it more as I grow older.
My late teenage years and into my adulthood I have battled with depression, suicidal tendencies and self-harming. It was a secret battle where I would always put a smile on to show I was fine, and you know what FINE stands for? F’d Up (COULD SAY “FUDGED UP”), A FUNNY ALTERNATIVE). Insecure, Neurotic, and Emotional. We all have our mountains to climb and with me being as open as possible in this book, maybe you can associate with my experiences too.
I wanted to find love, but I really thought it was an impossible task to be attractive yet disabled. I found love in Russia out of all places in the world and this is an amazing story of synchronicity as I truly feel that things happen for a reason.
Yes, I always kept a smile on my face even though I was in some dark places in my mind. I also have a great sense of humour so please stop from putting the book back on the shelf in thinking this is a doom and gloom book, because it’s funny as anything in places. I hope it will make you laugh, cry and most of all I hope it will help”
We hope that you will give Paul your support and if you know of any groups that Paul could visit to speak directly about his life and help those with similar experiences then please let us know as he is very keen to do so.
The book is now available from Amazon and other online retailers, HERE
Well done Paul!