Recently, we asked female entrepreneurs the following question:
As a woman, if you could share anything about yourself that makes you different from any other woman, what would you share?
Today this question was answered by blogger Jennifer, who is over at Failure to Thrive No More
What makes me different?
Such a great question. Growing up I wanted to be just like all the popular girls. I wanted to be thin, I wanted to be super athletic and academically inclined, and I wanted to be confident and sexy like them. I wanted to be thin like my Japanese cousins, I couldn’t understand why I was so different.
As you can see I struggled with being different.
Now, at 30-years-old I don’t want to be like anybody else. I want to be me. I want to be different. So to answer your question, What makes me different?
I am first and foremost a mom, a full-time student, half Okinawan, and a military spouse. I have freckles (growing up I use to hate and now come to love). I have some fluff from having children. I love to workout in my garage for a little me time. I love pizza and cookies. I love to kick back and watch Investigation Discovery.
But what makes me really different is my love for sharing our story. I have always been insecure about my writing but I felt compelled to share our story. Our youngest was diagnosed with Dyrk1a Syndrome back in April and there was little information to go on.
I didn’t want another mom or dad out there to feel like they were alone. I wanted to let them know that there is hope. Even if it helps just one person, that is enough.
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