It sometimes happens that life seems to have no direction, fate turns gray. Life is a long journey with wonderful experiences, but also with stones that hindered the way. I’m sure we've all had to fight for something sometime; we’ve been doing it since childhood. But if we have meaningful goals in life, this will helps us to move forward and never give up.
I recently tripped over some of these stones during my life’s journey. I must confess, they were hard and undesirable moments, but if you are sure you can overcome them, these stones will make you stronger. I recently had an episode in my life that troubled my health and it became more worrying when I realized that also the doctors didn’t know what was happening to me, they could not find an accurate diagnosis. My health was getting worse, the daily routine, activities and objectives were left aside. The frustrating daily pain did not let me think of good things. But within all this darkness, I found angels who helped me get ahead, starting with my family that has never left my side, helped me to dodge the stones. We fought together and found caring people, good doctors who at last we able to give me a diagnosis and possible treatment. It was a long time of uncertainty, but I was able to the see the light at the end of the tunnel.
My friends also played an important role. Their concern moved me and filled me with strength. My friends and my family gave me the desire to heal and move forward.
At a certain point, I stopped thinking about the bad things and I decided to change those negative thoughts into positive things, short term goals initially – things as simple as finishing my lunch, come home and fall asleep in my bed . Little things like dessert after lunch filled my day with joy! I then started to give myself more ambitious goals, some of which I have been able to fulfill already.
This journey is difficult. I know there are still visible stones up ahead, but from my own experience so far, I know that anything is possible. The unconditional support of my loving family, the goals I have set for myself, the concerns of my true friends have all helped me to continue on this path and to never give up.