"We are all "Survivors" of something"
- Melissa Mae Palmer


The Re-Release of My Secrets of Survivorship is now available!



"We could not be more proud of Melissa Palmer and her amazing story of survival, and we at Tate Publishing are honored to publish Ms. Palmer's book.  So many people struggle with a variety of illnesses or problems, and Melissa Palmer is a true inspiration for anyone facing dire circumstances, be it health or otherwise.  Many speak of going into "survival mode," but Ms. Palmer has lived it, and her experiences are so unique and remarkable that I couldn't more highly recommend her story and her book, My Secrets of Survivorship."

- Mark Mingle


"With a strong and lasting love for each other and for their family, Dr. and Mrs. Shawn Palmer navigate the turbulent waters of a life-threatening health crisis.  The "My Secrets of Survivorship" in this book will inspire and empower you to survive any challenge you are facing"

- Margaret McSweeney

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Melissa Palmer and Dr. Tim Lubenow want to find a cure for Pompe's Disease and chronic pain illnesses.  Melissa has an M.A in Professional Counseling, is a mother of five and married to Dr. Shawn Palmer.  Together, they are raising their five children on a farm in a suburb outside of Chicago.  Melissa would like to find a cure to be able to dance at her youngest daughter's wedding.

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Melissa Palmer and Dr. Tim Lubenow want to find a cure for Pompe's Disease and chronic pain illnesses.