My mother’s selfless love and resilience helped me navigate through insurmountable obstacles. She was, and still, my greatest cheerleader. My mum’s greatest fear was that I would end up getting trapped in the hamster wheel of poverty and violence. She wanted me to break the cycle.
It is difficult to maintain a smile when you spend days hugging the porcelain bowl, puking your guts out. That is how life was during my pregnancy. I had…