My entire life from birth – rejecting, abandonment, neglect and abuse followed me and dumped me in the midst of foster care. And yet, I had dreams – big dreams and was told I would never amount to anything.
I was told that alcoholism was my destiny and sleeping around with every man would be how I’d survive. And let me just say here that I am not anti-sex workers – but that’s for another post.
I haven’t always believed in me even though I may be one of the most obnoxious optimists you come across. Self-doubt ran deep inside of me – so much that I became an over-achiever and in part a workaholic.
I earned my Bachelor’s degree with making National Deans list, 3 years in the row and flipped my foster family the bird for telling me I would never be successful.
I earned my Master’s degree and become honor society alumni and told the world to shove it where the sun don’t shine for doubting and then I took a real hard look at myself and saw how many times I’ve doubted myself.
And I saw that my success was up to me and no the stories foretold by people who didn’t know me or made assumptions based on my biological parents or the fact I was in foster care.
Here I am, having raised my kids who are definitely the coolest people I know and even if moments weren’t easy, I couldn’t have asked for better boys. And let’s not forget that my own intuition kept my youngest alive with an undiagnosed genetic disorder and then saw him through 3 liver transplant.
And then I sat down to rewrite my own story from reject to success and realized that everything I’ve learned in foster care and parenting + extra needs parenting is everything I needed to know to be an entrepreneur. This is my dream.
I want you to have your own dream be a reality.
And that is why I am so excited to team up with Paul McKinley to help you create an amazing and lasting change in your life!
Join us for this all day (9 am – 4 pm) workshop on how to change your story so you can change your life. Spaces are limited.
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