For my twenty-ninth birthday, I treated myself to a solo trip to the Indonesian paradise island of Bali.
But this trip to Bali was not just a tropical beach vacation. It was my glorious triumph over a lifetime of hopelessness and pain. We all give meaning to the events in our lives, and this was a very deliberate representation of my victory over self-hate, misery, and demoralization.
I fought for years and I finally won. And that is worth celebrating.
So that's exactly what I did.Read More