Her mother's suicide. Thyroid cancer... followed by a preventive mastectomy. Alcoholism. Depression. Valerie Walsh was Shattered to the Core. Within just a few years, she experienced such extraordinary loss, pain, and trauma that it seems miraculous she was able to make it to the other side. How did she make peace with her past and reclaim her future? In her candid memoir, Valerie reveals what it took for her to overcome her personal hardships and inner demons to live a healthy, productive, and inspired life. This raw, powerful work will bring you to tears-of both empathy and joy.