I have been in recovery since 1999 and a member of MPN since 2011. I think my favorite quote has helped me to get where I am today…”This too shall pass”…I keep this in mind for everything from medical procedures to my bouts of depression. I often asked myself, “Why am I alive?” before I started my recovery journey. I thought my whole life was bad right up until 1999 when it dawned on me that my life might just turn out okay. I know now that my life is fantastic! I feel that no matter how hard your life has been there is always a chance to turn it around.
The people who inspire me the most are all my peers. I find everyone I meet are worth caring for. Because of this, I am happiest when working with my peers.