It was like an electrical current went through my body. It was a feeling I can’t describe. Something changed in me in that instant. I wasn’t scared at all, instead I felt amazing! From that moment, I changed and I instantly said to myself, “Sharon, believe you're the fastest, you're the fittest, you're the strongest...
"During my abusive relationship with my first boyfriend, I thought maybe this is how it is behind closed doors. I didn’t know any better. I was so young, and no one really talked about unhealthy relationships back then."
"In 2007, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and MS. I attributed these conditions to that anger I was harboring in my heart. I spent a year in bed. I couldn't move; I was so weak, and I was in so much pain. I was on a lot of medication, but I was not getting better. My body was attacking itself because I was allergic to the MS drugs."
"The doctor would ask what I was hiding in my bra or in my underwear. I couldn’t believe how that doctor was treating me. He was making it more traumatic with his insensitive questions. I don’t think my father understood how this affected me negatively."