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    My story.
    berriosa1234 posted:
    Hi folks, Looking forward to sharing my story with everyone.
    I just turned 36 yesterday and I was born 3 months early. I weighted in a 1 lbs 3 oz. I stayed in the hospital for 5 months. I was brought home June 3 1980.
    I was born with a collapsed long I had to get several pints of blood. I had vision problems, I had apparently not strengthened my eye muscle and had a crossed eye. Also had a hernia. (not sure which kind)
    I know as I continued to grow I struggled with writing. I had to see an Occupational therapist to help me hold a pencil. I had tons of anxiety during school. It was rough. I was held back in the first grade. I struggled with making friends.

    Socially as a kid I was always told that I asked a lot of questions. I was shy, and was considered a push over.
    As I went through school I had anxiety. I always wanted to jump to the next topic. never smelled the roses...was always and still to this day really unorganized. I always tell folks, look at my drawers where my clothes are and thats how my brain and thoughts go. all over the map, can't seem to slow down.

    I think sometime i have undiagnosed ADD/ADHD. I dont get hyper just distracted a lot.

    In my adult years I was able to grauate from college, but i just skimmed by. didnt really apply myself. I have worked in the social services field and woked as a case manager, direct care worker, a program director.
    I am about to embark on a new job as a personal health coach with Humana i start next week.

    I have been married once and am divorced. I have a 5 year old daughter with my first wife. I have a 5 month old son with my girlfriend and its been tough not seeing my daughter so much but looking to change that here in the next few months.

    I suck at finances and making decisions.

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