Sickened: The Memoir of a Munchausen by Proxy Childhood. Julie Gregory, Author, Marc D. Feldmann, Foreword by Bantam $ (p) ISBN. Sickened: The Memoir of a Münchausen by Proxy Childhood is a autobiographical account by Julie Gregory of the Münchausen syndrome by proxy child. Julie Joell Gregory is an American author of Sickened: The Memoir of a Munchausen by Proxy Childhood, an autobiographical account of the Münchausen.

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Julie Gregory

Children go through this everyday. He has a very strange relationship with his mother.

Gregory talks about a gamut of horrors that she experienced, and how medial professionals were so quick to believe her mother instead of looking at the evidence in front of their eyes, evidence that would have shown how they were being manipulated. You will be hearing a lot about this one. Books by Julie Gregory. Weirdly, ones first reaction is to want more from this book.

The poor girl was seriously ill with various illnesses related to the gastric bypass operation, in gregry out of hospital for months. It drew me in fast and kept me riveted.

Julie Gregory – Wikipedia

Some of the events that happened to this girl rgegory so sad. Immediately upon finishing, I hopped online to do some research. I wanted to know what I could find out about the mom. Look Inside Reading Guide. July Learn how and when to remove this template message. They come in all shapes and sizes, all races and religions. How you try to make yourself small, to try to stay out of sight.


For others use your own judgement. It a memoir of a childhood lived with a muchausen by Proxy mom. I wouldn’t want anyone to think it was about them, especially if it was.

Sickened: The Memoir of a Munchausen by Proxy Childhood – I Know What You Should Read

I know, I know, that’s cheating. It read a lot like “A Child Called It,” yet seemed even more voyeuristic, if that is possible. She, like her mother feels entitled to the best, just because she exists. Please try again later. It’s so sad that this shit happens in the world.

Julie was beaten, starved, and subjected to situations no child should ever bear witness to. There’s only so much screaming and abuse you can read about before it all becomes a wave of blah.

It is an unforgettable story, unforgettably told. Of course the kids have little idea of what is happening, they just want to please their parents… so Julie misses school, nods and yeps when her mother explains all sickejed symptoms that Julie has been experiencing.

Sickened: The Memoir of a Munchausen by Proxy Childhood

Sociopaths and other manipulative people are scary because they are practically unstoppable, something we’ve probably all run into, and that part of the book also gave me chills.

Misty and Doug are in counciling to try and help them cope with this. I’ve read a lot of true crime and child abuse books and it never fails to resonate with me when someone can gregoyr a child like this. Mitra Rahmani According to this ABC interview the children were never taken away from Julie’s mother which is just absolutely heartbreaking.


Interestingly, these are the same women who continue to seek adoption or fostering more kids after the first ones fly the coop, because they want an emotional hostage who will love them unconditionally, and who will allow them to control every aspect of their lives.

LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Her parents were also mean, abusive, belligerent, and uncaring. Lincoln Award Nominee I was literally sickened the whole time reading this and I’m not sure she could have ever came up with a better title for this book. I really need to stop reading memoirs.

Sickene is chronically lazy, apparently a symptom of his various diseases. She didn’t suffer enough, she should have been sicker, her mother should have sickwned worse and I’m not alone in this, there’s other people who echo my thoughts but just aren’t aware that they’re hungry for the gore.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Gregory gives a candid and wise account of the manipulation and emotional abuse inherent in her mother’s control and insightfully decodes the psychological ramifications of her victimization. All The Right Books: