There are moments of total happiness in my life that will for ever accompany me
and there are others that I would like to erase forever. Given the autobiographical
nature of my book, I have decided to share some photographs that in times of
darkness reminded me of the healing power that the love of family has and the
firm will that allowed me to conquer personal and professional goals that have
made me the woman I am.
But this image gallery would not be complete if it did not include the photographs
that unquestionably demonstrate the physical violence of which I was a victim for so many years.
It was not easy to make the decision to publicly expose those
scenes that when I see them today still hurt me, that still hurt my children and my
closest affections, those who could only understand the magnitude of the cruelty
that I experienced when they stared in astonishment at the visual record of what
In this way, I leave these 58 images that make up the lights and shadows of my
story available to readers, which I hope will motivate other victims of domestic
violence to rebel against physical and psychological abuse before it is too late.