My name is Lorraine Reguly.
I was raped when I was a fourteen-year-old virgin.
I turned to drugs, quit school four times, and became very promiscuous. At age 16, I had an abortion. I also got involved with prostitution. My son was born when I was 18.
I went back to school, and graduated via a program for single moms. I received scholarships and awards. I attended university for 5 years, and became a high school math and English teacher. I worked for 3.5 years, teaching in a small town.
I quit to move to my hometown, and returned to prostitution and drugs because the money was better. But it ruined my self-esteem. I was also then in an accident where I nearly lost my right leg. The resulting scar/deformity to my leg contributed to my depression. I was suicidal for years, too.
My son moved out when he turned 19. I didn’t speak to him for three years. The worst time of my life was during this period. I even ended up smoking crack for ten months during this time. Then I nearly died when my appendix burst.
This event changed my life forever. I realized I didn’t want to die without saying “good-bye” to my son.
I had already started to turn my life around about two years before this event occurred, and so when I finally re-connected with my son, my life always back on track.
Re-uniting with Julian changed my life in a very positive way. I decided to pursue a writing career.
I now own a business, Wording Well, and am an author. I live a clean life, and spend a lot of it helping others. My books are in my local library, and my business is thriving.
I’m living proof that a person can hit rock bottom and rise to the top despite all odds against him/her.
My son is proud of me again, too. 🙂
Lorraine Reguly, B.A./B.Ed., is an author and English teacher-turned-freelancer for hire. Her life journey is motivational and inspirational. Lorraine’s book, From Nope to Hope, is a self-help book designed to help anyone who wishes to lead a happier life, and contains a built-in workbook. Lorraine offers 4 different services on Wording Well, including writing/blogging, and editing. She also helps others become published authors! Check out her services and see what she can do for YOU. You can also visit her author site, Laying It Out There. And don’t forget to pick up your FREE copy of 20 Blog Post Must-Haves today!
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From Nope to Hope is now available in several different formats, from several different places, for several different prices!
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You can get FROM NOPE TO HOPE on Amazon.
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You can also order printed copies from CreateSpace.
You can download the first 15% of the book FOR FREE from Smashwords. You can also pick your format there, too (epub, mobi, etc.).
The best purchase deal, however, is to buy it via my website AT 40% OFF from my business site using this link! This version is better than any of the others because it gives you a PDF you can actually write/type in! (I paid a special designer $100 to make this happen!)
The content of the book is the same regardless of where you buy it. The only difference between the various formats is that you can type in the version offered at my site, and you can write with a pen in the printed version.
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You can get Chapter 8: Change Your Mindset by Using Positive Affirmations and Chapter 9: Use Meditation, the Law of Attraction, and Visualization for free on Wording Well (as blog posts).
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