Lessons I've Learned The Hard Way
Lessons I've Learned the Hard Way is my personal rulebook, setting out guidelines and principles that I've learned over the years as I journeyed from unpopular geek, through travel-weary backpacker and career-driven corporate lawyer to where I am now: a succesful, professional, happily-married mother of two. Along the way I've been in some incredible places, done some stupid things, been red-faced with embarrassment more than once, and gotten hurt. It has all made me the person I am today, and even the situations that were awful at the time have at least given me an interesting story or two. Perhaps my story will be inspiring for somebody just starting out on their own journey - it shows that no matter what goes wrong, things generally do work out for the best in the end.
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Whitewater rafting is just as dangerous as it looks
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