Someone recently asked me to describe myself in one word. I initially focused on my weaknesses: insecure, anxious, indecisive. Then I got to thinking about what has enabled me to conquer various obstacles in my life, what has kept me going. Then, it was clear.
I am resilient.
When I was pregnant eight years ago, I was sure there was no way I could mother a child. When she was born and I held those six pounds of deliciousness in my arms, I was sure I was going to mess up her future. And when her father and I separated six years ago, I was sure there was no way I could adequately parent her on my own.
Yet – here I am. Eight years later with a sparkling daughter, a warm home, and a heart full of love.
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