When I thought I couldn't go on, I forced myself to keep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck.
The difference between a successful person & others is not a lack of strength, lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
At some point you realize that life is just that: life. Ups, downs, good, bad, it's all just life. It all balances out, and letting every little bump in the road sideline you is no way to live.
Love yourself for who you are right now.
When the time for accountability arrives and we look back over our lives we will regret the things we didn't do a lot more than any of the things we did. So, to quote an old Schlitz Beer commercial, "Grab for the gusto!"