Getting Up Again After A Major Life Event And Succeed.

Last Update: September 13, 2017

Hello Wealthy Affiliate family.

I wanted to take this time to share a little of my story, NOT to get sympathy but to show that even after life throws you a curve ball or 3, having the right mindset makes all the difference. So thanks for reading.

Note that English is my 2nd language so please accept my spelling mistakes.

Here we go.

When I turned 50, it was a big deal but for me, it was the beginning of great things but instead, it was a horrible time that lasted over a year. I lost my sister to leukemia, needless to say that I was devastated. Our family was barely getting over the loss of my mom. I took it hard, became an angry person and did not enjoy life as I should. I was a walking black cloud.

After months of this, my (now ex) wife asked me to leave, anxiety and depression showed their ugly face, I went to a very dark place, asking myself if life was worth it. I was on disability from my job. Why should I bother continuing crossed my mind a few times.

After losing my sister, my marriage ending, what else could go wrong?

Well, I was terminated after 11 years, exactly 11 days after returning to work

That was my rock bottom. I felt hopeless. I had choices to make and a life to live. I decided to reclaim my life, one person helped me a lot.

I met Renee and at first basically pushed her away, never being lovey dovey and having walls so high, no one could get in but she did not give up.

I started from the very beginning and learned how to work from home, I actually started at Wealthy Affiliate one year ago yesterday. It took a while but I did it. It is not easy but it is do-able.

Part of the process is embracing the good that you have, I have a beautiful family and a boy named Rhys. I love him to bits I live near Victoria, BC, Canada. That is where Kyle and Carson also live.

I do know one thing, Do it right and you can succeed. Don't quit.

Keep going and continue taking action every day.

I hope this helped a bit, it was only once I decided to live my life, my way that things started to change.

I could have easily found an excuse but instead, I found a way.

Thanks for reading and have a happy week.

Pierre

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PMbaluka Premium
Your story looks so similar to mine and I like the high spirit in you that you didn't think of giving up in life. It's a sad story with a very happy ending. Thanks for sharing
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Ptrep27 Premium
Hi Paul,

Thanks so much, I shared it because I am sure that too many of us on here have had a tough time. Just glad I had the support to get better.

Thanks and talk soon.
Pierre
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justcruzin Premium
Good to hear that you are up and running again.
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Ptrep27 Premium
Thanks Deborah,

There are still days but my business is doing well, I am doing well and my spirit is fabulous,

Thank You
Pierre
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MKearns Premium
I love your success story on the coattails of disaster Pierre. Great to know that you can rebuild and seek new opportunities here!
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Ptrep27 Premium
Hello Michael,

I am so glad I finally work up. Now that the business is going well, the journey was worth it.

Keep in touch
Thanks
Pierre
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shashe Premium
So very sorry for your losses. You are now on my prayer list and I know it might not help but I have been through this valley and came out the other side. Just keep moving, even if it is a 1/4 of an inch. May God put a hedge of His Love around you!
shary
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Ptrep27 Premium
Thanks Shary,

You are right, the pace does not matter as long as we keep moving, more today and more tomorrow. Don't stop.

Thanks and take care
Pierre
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natekidd Premium
Very inspiring. You are a strong man. Thanks for sharing your story.
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Ptrep27 Premium
Thanks Nathaniel, (not sure if Nate is ok)
I appreciate it. I think at times, we are our worst enemy. No more, I am finally my best friend.

Thanks and Talk soon
Pierre
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natekidd Premium
Awesome! Keep moving forward. Your progress with WA is really inspiring to me. Yes I go by Nate. Have a great day.
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