I was taught young how to be stone-cold, self-reliant .
So very true. The pretending is a struggle that is neverending. It takes so much strength to keep my guard up, to keep my feelings tucked inside so that no one sees the pain in my heart. You are always on my mind Kelly.
Remember you never know other peoples struggles! Cancer can kick rocks!
For some its easier to face their life by ignoring the truth or facts of what is going on for its easier than admitting their lives are not perfect as they make them out to be