Friday, February 03, 2017
An Unexpected Life by Victoria Ortiz Review
What are you supposed to do when you are caught in a life you never expected to have? What do you do when you have your heart ripped out of your chest and shoved up your a** How do you breathe? How do you move on with a smile? How do you ﬁnd the strength to keep going?
Welcome to the mind of a planner whose planned life went up in smoke at thirty-ﬁve—divorced, with two kids, and no job. Welcome to me. I have taken in a lot of pain, have dished out a lot of curse words, and have found the strength each day to survive at least the twenty-four hours immediately before me. No more planning. No more sunshine blowing.
I am trying not to let myself be my worst enemy and usually failing at an epic scale. But tomorrow will be another day . .
You can purchase on Amazon.
Author Victoria Ortiz was born in New Jersey on June 6, 1972, from very poor immigrant parents. Her ﬁrst crib was a drawer on the ﬂoor with towels and blankets. Looking for warmth and new beginnings, her parents drove across the country to Southern California when she was just three months old, where she has lived ever since. There were a lot of expectations with being the ﬁrst generation American in her family. Victoria graduated from the University of San Diego in 1994 and pursued a successful career in ﬁnance. She manages a blended family, works full time, and loves the outdoors, loves to travel, drink vodka, and curse quite
I received a complimentary copy.
Cassandra's Review- What do you do when life unfolds in a negative way? I guess write a tell all book. The author is upfront and real, she writes from the heart so that you as a reader will feel the trials she faced. There are more downs then ups and most of the book is quite depressing. In the end somehow you drag up your strength and become empowered, so I would recommend this to middle aged women who have been burnt by life as well.