Applause felt like approval, and it became a drug that soothed the pain, but only temporarily.
I'm picking and choosing in terms of the stress factor. If it's not fun, I'm not going to do it.
I would say that my peak was making my first million at the ripe age of 29, after the first album.
Long tresses down to the floor can be beautiful, if you have that, but learn to love what you have.
You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.
I don't let people use me. That's why I like a small number of people in my life. The more people in my life, the more complex it becomes, so I just try to keep it at a minimum.
Completeness? Happiness? These words don't come close to describing my emotions. There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me, particularly given my medical history.
We don't do drugs, drink or use profanity. Instead we instill morals and values in my boys by raising them with a love of God and a love and respect for themselves and all people. I believe they will have a chance.