“I married a terrific man with three great kids and five grandchildren, my daughter is doing well, and for the first time in my life I don’t have the pressure of wondering where my next job is coming from.“I have a beautiful life every day, thank heaven.” That wasn’t always easy for her to say.Posted on Feb 27, 2018 am We all have different visions of what healthy looks like, just like we all have unique experiences that have impacted our individual health journeys to-date.But at the end of the day, we're not all that different—we all just want to be our best, healthy selves.To learn more about how Nature's Bounty can support you on your health journey, and how you can receive product offers, announcements, and health and beauty advice, follow @Natures Bounty on , and sign up for their newsletter.*Nature's Bounty products are a way to supplement a healthy lifestyle (not as a replacement).As a teenager, however, Hamill had no understanding of that.Weighed down by a demanding training regimen and the pressure to perform, she treated her mother to all the tempests and talking back of a typical adolescent.
During her teens, Hamill and her mother moved around the country to be near different coaches.
It’s a great escape.” For young Dorothy, skating was an escape from her mother’s critical eye and her own sense of inadequacy.
Within a year of starting lessons, she was working with a private coach and spending summers at Lake Placid in the Adirondacks, a national training center for winter sports.
Hamill has talked about the guilt she felt over how much her family sacrificed to help her pursue her dream.
Her mother’s constant companionship wasn’t always easy, either.
She shared the good and bad in her 2007 autobiography , partly as a way to help others coping with depression.