It wasn’t easy being a single mother. Sabrena worked hard to make her daughters happy, to give them a solid, secure home. Getting away from her cruel and abusive ex-husband was almost easy—compared to making ends meet and balancing a job with single parenting. But, finally, at long last, Sabrena felt her life was coming together.
As I lay on my back with my legs over the exercise ball listening to my personal trainer bark the number of sit-ups that I had to complete—I wondered; Was that fried chicken wing worth it? I’d eaten a fried chicken wing the night before and when I refused to do another crunch, my trainer promptly told me that it would take hundreds of crunches just to burn off one wing. How could that be? I’m a physician—that didn’t sound right, she had to be exaggerating!