Bonnie Baker is a mother, grandmother, wife and survivor. She has spent most of her life fighting to survive her mental health issues and battle which needs to be fought daily. She is currently a student at Southern New Hampshire University working toward a bachelor’s degree in English with a focus on fiction writing for use in future novels. Her memoir is a journey through life with a mental illness, it explains her reasons for not medicating and her solutions and her mistakes and triumphs which have led her to where she is today. It is a story of hope.