Overcoming Adversity

Hopelessness

I was always an anxious person. From the time I was very little I always worried about everything, in ways that nobody could ever understand. I would cry over things that people would think...

Where there is a will there is a way

There were changes in body after post- pregnancy. My body was not moving, and I had a lot of pain in my bones. My husband consulted so many doctors but there was no improvement. Doctors...

A Story of Recovery

Telling my story might help me heal and maybe help someone else in the process. We read other people’s stories all the time. This is just mine. I don’t like to tell my story because...

Healing is hard but not impossible.

I met Fernandez at a friend’s party when I was twenty. I was a late bloomer and had never dated before. I had spent more time on academic pursuits than boys during my teenage years. ...

My Way Back From Hell

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains references to childhood rape and self-harm. I’m 15 years old and I’ve had a very rough life. Within...

The Climb

I am not a doctor I am not a physiologist I’m not a university graduate I do not have a 6 figure job ! I’ve never written a thing (expect in school) I am a mom self emplyeed gave up my...

Hardships can be overcome

The purpose of me sharing this bit of my life is because I want those who read it to acknowledge that hardships can be overcome. My dad was killed in front my brother and mom and me the...

Anything is possible

My names Kiera, I’m 18 years of age and from the age of 3 weeks old I have been suffering, and I’m finally at the point where I want to share my story. When I was 3 weeks old, I was...

the life that sucks

my life has been screwed from the start, my dad left before i was born. when i was 4 i was the first to see my step-grandfather commit suicide. my parents are abusive. my grandparents are...

My life

Hello once again my name is Alfa Umar bah…but known as Alfa king boss. Through difficulties I’ve learned a lot. Yet still am learning…sometimes I feel like going to...