The author explains her life is full of good times and bad times, and how God and family and friends got her through the struggle. She mentions how it felt being the baby girl of the family and becoming a single mom. She lived in a house of six children with a mom and dad who worked hard all their lives to put food on the table. Her parents always stressed to her brothers and sister how important it was to work and save for the future. She believes that writing this book made her realize that life is not always easy. However, putting things on paper gave her an opportunity to keep it real. She hopes this book would encourage others to begin to learn how to love, live, and forgive again.