PDF A J Mendez Brooks ß ß Crazy Is My Superpower How I Triumphed by Breaking Bones

The New York TimesBestsellerRecently retired WWE superstar AJ Mendez Brooks is a powerhousestrong quirky and totally confident But that wasnt always the case With humor and tremendous heart she opens up for the first time about her harrowing struggle to understand her demons and the diagnosis that helped her gain control over her life Everything I was told should be my greatest insecurities and weaknesses everything that Ive been labeledSHORT NERDY SKINNY WEAK IMPULSIVE UGLY TOMBOY POOR REBEL LOUD FREAK CRAZYturned out to be my greatest strengths I didnt become successful in spite of them I became successful because of themGrowing up AJ was a quiet girl trying to act normal when she felt anything but As her family struggled with drug addiction poverty and mental illness she found escape through comic books and video games and was inspired by the tough and unconventional female characters It wasnt until she discovered pro wrestling that she learned superheroes could be realDetermined to become the superhero shed always admired AJ trained and sacrificed for years to achieve her dream of wrestling professionally Yet she quickly faced industry pressure to play the role of the damsel in distress and to dressprovocatively to cater to male fans But she fought back and created an ass kicking alter ego that was a genuine representation of herself nerdy enthusiastic and a little bit crazyWith humor and tremendous heart AJ opens up for the first time about her harrowing struggle to understand her demons and the mental illness diagnosis that helped her gain control over her life What most people view as a hardship AJ embraced as inspiration for her superhero persona shattering the stigma attached to mental illnessCharting her journey from a scrappy girl in an unstable home to an empowered wrestling champion Crazy Is My Superpower is an unflinchingly honest story and brave confessional about her long road to self acceptance The New York TimesBestsellerRecently retired WWE superstar AJ Mendez Brooks is a powerhousestrong quirky and totally confident But that wasnt always the case With humor and tremendous heart she opens up for the first time about her harrowing struggle to understand her demons and the diagnosis that helped her gain control over her life Everything I was told should be my greatest insecurities and weaknesses everything that Ive been labeledSHORT NERDY SKINNY WEAK IMPULSIVE UGLY TOMBOY POOR REBEL LOUD FREAK CRAZYturned out to be my greatest strengths I didnt become successful in spite of them I became successful because of themGrowing up AJ was a quiet girl trying to act normal when she felt anything but As her family struggled with drug addiction poverty and mental illness she found escape through comic books and video games and was inspired by the tough and unconventional female characters It wasnt until she discovered pro wrestling that she learned superheroes could be realDetermined to become the superhero shed always admired AJ trained and sacrificed for years to achieve her dream of wrestling professionally Yet she quickly faced industry pressure to play the role of the damsel in distress and to dressprovocatively to cater to male fans But she fought back and created an ass kicking alter ego that was a genuine representation of herself nerdy enthusiastic and a little bit crazyWith humor and tremendous heart AJ opens up for the first time about her harrowing struggle to understand her demons and the mental illness diagnosis that helped her gain control over her life What most people view as a hardship AJ embraced as inspiration for her superhero persona shattering the stigma attached to mental illnessCharting her journey from a scrappy girl in an unstable home to an empowered wrestling champion Crazy Is My Superpower is an unflinchingly honest story and brave confessional about her long road to self acceptance The New York TimesBestsellerRecently retired WWE superstar AJ Mendez Brooks is a powerhousestrong quirky and totally confident But that wasnt always the case With humor and tremendous heart she opens up for the first time about her harrowing struggle to understand her demons and the diagnosis that helped her gain control over her life Everything I was told should be my greatest insecurities and weaknesses everything that Ive been labeledSHORT NERDY SKINNY WEAK IMPULSIVE UGLY TOMBOY POOR REBEL LOUD FREAK CRAZYturned out to be my greatest strengths I didnt become successful in spite of them I became successful because of themGrowing up AJ was a quiet girl trying to act normal when she felt anything but As her family struggled with drug addiction poverty and mental illness she found escape through comic books and video games and was inspired by the tough and unconventional female characters It wasnt until she discovered pro wrestling that she learned superheroes could be realDetermined to become the superhero shed always admired AJ trained and sacrificed for years to achieve her dream of wrestling professionally Yet she quickly faced industry pressure to play the role of the damsel in distress and to dressprovocatively to cater to male fans But she fought back and created an ass kicking alter ego that was a genuine representation of herself nerdy enthusiastic and a little bit crazyWith humor and tremendous heart AJ opens up for the first time about her harrowing struggle to understand her demons and the mental illness diagnosis that helped her gain control over her life What most people view as a hardship AJ embraced as inspiration for her superhero persona shattering the stigma attached to mental illnessCharting her journey from a scrappy girl in an unstable home to an empowered wrestling champion Crazy Is My Superpower is an unflinchingly honest story and brave confessional about her long road to self acceptance