I've been through more hardships in my life than your average teenager; been knocked down to my knees, and struggled to get back up, but my daddy taught me better than that. I might be weak at times but I know when it's time to get up, shake it off, and keep it moving. At times I feel old and tired of life, but hey it goes on right? I'm not smart, I'm not dumb, I'm not fake, I'm not real, I'm Chantelle and that's all I can ever be. I've learned that its great to love, but better to be loved. I may come across as a happy go lucky person who hasn't had a troublesome past, and has had everything given to her. Truth is, I smile because I thank God everyday for bringing me through the rough periods of my life, and making me a stronger person. I've come to know that everything happens for a reason. Things may not always go as planned, but some things have to fall apart so something better can fall into place. I realize that I am not perfect. I'm just trying to find my way in this thing called life.