In Notes From a Mir Key , Dawn Bailiff eloquently tells the story of her struggle over the debilitating effects of multiple sclerosis that stole her identity as a rising star in the classical music world performing as a pia soloist with table maestros Leonard Bernstein, Eugene Ormandy, Daniel Barenboim and Sir Georg Solti. An alternative to the self-help memoir that attempts to teach you to become enlightened and so heal yourself. Instead, she asks: who says that disease has to be eliminated, just because it exists? Thanks to alternative medicine, indomitable will and the power of prayer, Bailiff rose from her affliction to become a mother, scholar, writer and teacher. She successfully integrates numerous spiritual concepts into simple wisdom grounded in tenderness, intimacy and reality while embracing an imperfect life.' Nearly 3 million people worldwide have been diagsed with MS' From the patient's perspective, Dawn evaluates alternative vs conventional therapies.