My Life: Not Mine to Control

My Life: Not Mine to Control


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Colette Keefe brings us an emotional, poignant account of her turbulent childhood in which she was physically, emotionally, and sexually abused. Into her adulthood, these traumatic experiences manifested themselves in an array of mental illnesses, including depression and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. When a tragedy strikes, Colette is forced to confront her issues, despite the stigma and shame associated with these misunderstood problems. What begins is a courageous road to healing, which continues today. Her story of reclaiming her life is an inspiration for anyone who has experienced abuse or dealt with mental illness. It is a book about acceptance, forgiveness, and ongoing recovery....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781460263327
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 04/29/2015
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author

Colette Keefe and her husband of 35 years have two daughters, one son, nine grandchildren, and are expecting two more grandchildren early in 2015. The family enjoys travelling together often. Colette enjoyed running with her husband for many years, finding that training for marathons and road races served as a release for her emotions and allowed her to focus on competition and getting faster. It was this drive and competitive quest for endorphins that allowed Colette to focus on healing and recovery, always moving her forward to success....

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