I loved Still Alice by Lisa Genova, so when I saw this one out by her, I had to read it too. Left Neglected is about Sarah Nickerson, a career-driven woman who tries to be everything to everybody. She is vice-president of Berkley Consulting in Boston, a wife, and a mom to three children—one of which has just been diagnosed with ADD.
I was stunned by this woman’s life. I know she’s a fictional character, but when I’m reading, these people are REAL. Don’t burst my bubble! I know there are women out there who lead a busy, corporate, 80 hour work week type of life, but it makes me TIRED just thinking about it. Every second of Sarah’s day is micro-scheduled to fit in all she must do. Continue reading