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Feb. 1, 2018 – “The beautiful thing about being at the bottom is there is nowhere to go but up,” she said. “I had to be vulnerable and give up some control. I had to put my shame and my pride aside.” Wood said she was struggling from mental illness and PTSD after “multiple rapes and a severely abusive relationship that went on for years.” … “I was afraid to be alone, but I also couldn’t be around people. I could barely leave my own house. I was too afraid to go outside. I couldn’t sleep because every little noise was deafening. I was defensive, I was impulsive, and I had no healthy coping mechanisms yet. I lost friends. I lost job opportunities,” she shared.

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