I survived my own suicide attempt.
I survived the loss of my child.
I survived the loss of my father.
I survived domestic abuse.
I survived the loss of my grandmother.
I survived seeing my mom struggle every day with her bipolar disorder.
I survived dealing with the suicide attempt of my mom.
I survived dealing with poverty.
I survived getting my university degree without the help of my parents.
I survived terrible comments from high-school teachers.
I survived almost failing university.
It helped me to realize that I will experience rejection, failure and pain many times throughout life.
Struggles are part of life. It is ok to sit with the pain and ask for help.
I am still here, because people in my life helped me.
I am happy, grateful and feel so blessed with my life.
Thank you for this amazing, supportive community and 4 million views on my (blog) posts. The last 6 months have been rewarding and wonderful. I still receive “thank you” messages on a daily basis.