A toddler in an emotionally explosive and unstable family has her leg amputated. In spite of significant hurdles, she powers through to become a successful career woman and equally successful single parent.
Wendy Sura Thomson is a 5-star author of Summon the Tiger, The Third Order, The Man from Burnt Island, and Postcards from the Future (as a contributing author.) She has several more works underway. She lives in Michigan with her beloved Setters and covets sipping coffee outdoors first thing in the morning, rain or shine., listening to the waterfall and the birds and watching [often with amusement] the pups explore.
If you haven't yet figured this out yet, life is difficult for pretty much everyone. It's all a matter of degree.
In my younger days, I sang in a professional liturgical choir. There was a member of the congregation who bitterly complained if any female singer wore any earrings besides pearl studs. Earrings? Really?? All I could think of was "My dear woman: you have been truly blessed if all you can find to complain about is someone else's earrings."
Perspective is everything.
Summon the Tiger
Face everything head-on, but be flexible enough to figure out another way if you hit a brick wall. Head-bashing is generally counter-productive.