Kind of long, but I needed to vent and post my epiphany
If you have an inspiring story or a tale of woe, please add.
Originally, I was feeling sorry for myself, but I knew that I had to change my attitude because I couldn't change the past.
I'm in my late 20s, and I'm having problems with my teeth. It makes sense since I have not had dental insurance since I was a child and have been under a lot of stress. Today I had one of my teeth removed and the dentist said that I may have an absess on another tooth. This freaked me out, but then I got to thinking. If this is the worst that I have to go through, then I'm lucky. After all, once my teeth are taken care of, no one will be able to tell.
And then I thought ... I'm reasonably healthy, attractive and smart. I'm naturally thin, have good skin and won't lose my hair or go gray. This is just a minor setback and scary, but life goes on.
Not sure if anyone can relate, but if you have a story about turning tragedies into a lesson well learned, then please tell ...