Aprelle Mitchell-Smith was like most young girls in her childhood until she entered the fifth grade and started puberty. Besides starting her period, she saw her skin tone and texture change from normal to a dark, velvety texture. This was accompanied with unsettling moles all over her body in the most intimate places, and disfigurement in her body shape. From frequent clothes changes due to over bleeding; to wearing diapers, adult-depends and a half dozen sanitary napkins, all Aprelle could ask was why would a loving God have a young woman deal with such disheartening medical conditions? In her autobiography, 21st Century: Woman With the Issue of Blood, Aprelle gives glimpses of her grapples with health conditions: Acanthosis Nigricans, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and a sixteen-year battle with continuous menstrual cycles. Taking you from her childhood to adult age, she bares all as she details how this Issue of Blood affected her career, sex-life, and self-confidence. 21st Century: Woman With the Issue of Blood is an eye-opening experience, leaving you feeling hopeful and encouraged as you laugh and cry along with the author's heartfelt words. This special autobiography leads you to believe that the author is speaking to you face-to-face with her relatable, and comical, conversational style of writing. Aprelle gives candid details on coming to terms with her conditions and the frequent feelings of uncertainty. Her faith in God and reliance on His provision that prevented a potential suicide attempt, is graphically exposed as she recalls several times when miracles from God intervened, confirming that no one else could claim responsibility for her healing, but God Himself. As she relates to the woman with the issue of blood in the Bible; Aprelle, reaches out to the one source that not only produced the miracle she needed, but allowed her to be a testament to others of God's power. Get comfortable as you indulge in a refreshingly honest conversation that exposes the rawness, and disturbing snapshots from the 21st Century: Woman With the Issue of Blood."