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After a huge breakup
Getting bitten by a radioactive platypus
A simple pull-up contest.
It led me to the pursuit of stregth and, eventually, a new life entirely. That single contest was the fist step along a new path. All of my continuing personal development can be traced back to that one chance contest against an old coworker.
The birth of my eldest son
Material things that make me stronger: money, good family, bass guitar, making sports, good friends, nature.
Non-material things that make me stronger: God, praying, health, believe, to be loved by the one who I love in a way that I would like to without saying anything, music, smiling:))
Moving 2000 miles to Africa, to live with people I barely know, to use a language I hardly know.
Came out 100% more grown up and stronger.
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becoming a Mom.
An ongoing struggle. Although still painful, the few obstacles I’ve overcome have made me realize that if I have to let go and start over again somwhere else it will be ok.
Study abroad, living alone, my first job.
Steroids and testosterone injections.
Being a single mother, loosing your job when needed the most, and at the same time loving someone who doesn’t love you back, who just want to used you but doesn’t want any commitments . God gives me strength . I tried to be positive and keep going my son needs his mommy I wont let down for his sake.
When my mom got sick i had to stop being child. I had to live like a mature lady in the age of seven. From then on, i knew became stronger.
My father always saying NO, I learned to find my own way and i worked and payed for everything i own, i was never brought up with a golden spoon like my brother and sister, to me I will survive while they will need help in the future.
Becoming a mother.
Going through a major depression in my sophomore year had made me stronger to think positive about life.
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