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Standing up " My choice"

20 years old, I married. A year later, I gave birth to a healthy boy. And three years later, my life turned in a completely different direction that any woman do not want, at least at that time - 22 years ago. I do not tell with my confidence that I am the most beautiful in that age, I was known and married him who is older than me 5 years old. Maybe he is not a handsome man but he is a warm and resourceful. He and I, both are workers with little salaries, but at least we have a happiness that many people can not. As time passed, we have new family’s member, lovely boy. It seems be good for my family life will, but a disaster has struck. He fell down from high, and then he could not move his body as well as the ability to control his hygiene problems. Painful and difficult family, I became the mainstay of the family. Just take care of him and baby,sometimes I'm like exhausted and want to give up everything, but because love that I give for him and our baby, I must continued to be strong and alive. Working in shifts, caring him and our baby, housework hand have managed everythings. All the difficulties, I am so worry because my children are too young and my husband can not walk. I became stronger and more courageous. Now, my children have grown up; my husband is stronger, although he can not walk again but he helps me all the chores because he is still in the hands and minds through he's smart as ever. My son is already aware of family life and he has helped me a part of the house since he is a kid. My family life has improved a lot. If look back 22 years ago, I do not think this situation is now. Fate took my things and also give me more. Now, I'm not feeling well inside, perhaps as a result of all these years’s burden. But I do not regret what I did, as a result, it is deserved and I am confident to say that my decision to live is entirely correct. I am waiting for a new future, where my son will make, and I was fortunate to be part in it.


What a strong woman you are! Keeping your family together under those painful circumstances was no easy task. I am sorry that your fate took the turn it did. Hopefully you will be nurtured as you nurtured your family.

May your 'new future' provide you with peace and joy and love.

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To Beverly Rose

Thanks for your comment. I hope you and your family are well.

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