Download PDF by Janine Shepherd: Defiant: A Broken Body Is Not a Broken Person

By Janine Shepherd

As I seemed again over the panorama of my existence, and the numerous setbacks I had continued, I observed that each loss additionally provided a present, no matter if I didn’t realize it on the time. every time i used to be known as upon to loosen my grip on a few adored a part of my existence, i used to be accordingly given the chance to begin back, to create anew whatever of price . . . each finishing carried the seeds of chance, an opportunity to begin over.” —Janine Shepherd
 
Defiant chronicles the awesome lifetime of Janine Shepherd, an elite ski racer whose bid to symbolize Australia within the Olympics used to be minimize brief via a sad coincidence. She recollects the 10 days she hovered among lifestyles and loss of life, confronted with the tough option to enable cross or go back to a physique that will by no means be complete back. After six months in health facility struggling with to rehabilitate her everlasting disabilities, she not just taught herself to stroll again—she earned her wings as either a pilot and an aerobatics instructor.

fortunately married and elevating 3 childrens, her lifestyles was once back upended while she was once pressured to stand a painful divorce, the lack of her domestic, and fiscal break. Undaunted, Janine continued in dealing with her again-reinvented existence as a unmarried mother, in addition to celebrated writer and foreign speaker.

Janine Shepherd stocks with candor and compassion the sensible classes she has realized all through her carrying on with trip. Defiant bargains wish and encouragement for a person dealing with a lifestyles problem, sharing the author’s hard-won knowledge and necessary suggestion for navigating one’s manner from loss to healing.
 

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