This is the story of an attractive female who learned early in life that beauty is no protection from the sting of pain. Her uphill battles consisted of tragedy, loss, abuse, and drug addiction. The story is told in candid detail and reflects all levels of emotion. It is told from her perspective as one who knows the troubles life can bring, and is also a revelation and acceptance of self, which holds no bounds. This book depicts the essence of beauty being only skin deep.
This was my new life. I longed for the day that my Mom would come back. It was as if her death were a cruel joke that someone had played on me. It was difficult to discern between right and wrong, because I wanted to be accepted and loved.
I endured the hardships as just part of my new life. My Mom was gone so there were no alternatives. Life was a bad dream and I couldn’t wake up.