Annie McBride lives in Australia. She is 80 years, memory intact, loves writing. Widowed with four adult children and seven grand children, her life has been a huge learning curve. Annie has auctioned residential real estate and owned her own plant nursery. She established a couple of sandwich shops back in the eighties. Over the years, her search for success caused the loss of a lot of money. Her accountant said she should have stood on the end of St.Kilda pier and ripped up a couple of thousand one hundred dollar notes. Annie was stressed. Her depression escalated. Her behaviour was compulsive. Multiple Sclerosis was a huge wake-up call for Annie. It took a long time but MS was the reason she eventually changed her life. Her sense of humor has been described as fifty shades of black. Annie now has a claim to fame. She teaches meditation.