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Ditch the Dead Weight

Label
Ditch the Dead Weight
Title
Ditch the Dead Weight
Statement of responsibility
Mike Rolls
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mike Rolls was a sports-mad teenager when he contracted a deadly disease on a football trip. Overnight he was fighting for his life. When Mike regained consciousness, he had lost his right leg, half his left foot, two fingers and part of his nose, and had extensive internal injuries. His parents were told he had a five per cent chance of survival.After a painfully slow recovery and eight years of living with a leg that would never heal, Mike made the extraordinarily difficult decision to have his remaining leg amputated. More than just a triumph-over-adversity story, Mike's Ditch the Dead Weight combines personal experience with proven scientific research and a practical methodology for letting go of anything that no longer serves you.An inspirational speaker and ambassador for Interplast Australia and Limbs 4 Life, Mike works as a mentor and counsellor to young people after illness or injury. He also represents Australia as a golfer
Summary
Mike Rolls was a teenager with his whole life ahead of him - before contracting the deadly virus, Meningococcal Septicaemia. Overnight he was fighting for his life. By the time Mike regained consciousness, he had lost his right leg, half his left foot, two fingers and part of his nose, as well as suffering extensive internal injuries. He was given a 5% chance of survival. More than just a triumph over adversity story, Ditch the Dead Weight offers an alternative approach to the challenges we all face in our lives.
Biography type
autobiography
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10665590
Cataloging source
SALS
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Rolls, Mike
Dewey number
920
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Autobiography
  • Biography
Target audience
adult
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how my toughest choice became my greatest mission
Label
Ditch the Dead Weight
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_512716
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9781760636395
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Ditch the Dead Weight
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_512716
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781760636395
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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