I know that you’re going through a bad time. I know that the fact that you are going to be 26 in January means that you feel that you have not accomplished as much as I did.

It isn’t common to make a first professional sale at 23, like I did. You are not less than what your mother was at your age. Not really. You’re working hard and I will always try to be supportive.

I love you.

Your Mom.