Since October 2011, Huff/Post50 has sought to remind people that we can still accomplish great things — while also having loads of fun — whether we’re 21 or 51 or 101. But our focus on the positive doesn’t exclude reality. And the reality is that many people have faced their fair share of tragedies and personal struggles.
Now I’m interested in hearing stories of survival from Huffington Post readers. Have you survived illness? The loss of a close family member? A fire? Bankruptcy? A very bitter divorce? How did you survive? How did you turn your life around? And how are you doing today? What advice would you give to anyone going through an unimaginable crisis?
Having recently been confronted with a potentially life altering diagnosis of breast cancer, I underwent a bilateral mastectomy…