Monica M. Medina (M.M.M.) is 28, born & raised in Illinois where she completed her undergraduate in Psychology at Northern Illinois University. A field she was driven to pursue after her 45 year old mother’s life was suddenly taken in May 2009 when trying to flee from her abuser & a life of domestic violence.
Monica eagerly & intentionally left winters behind forever & moved to the West Coast of Florida in 2014. She is an author, personal trainer, health enthusiast, adventure seeker & writer at Venice Gulf Coast Living Magazine. No longer does she believe in living more than 15 minutes away from the ocean.
In her debut book, The Third Return A Memoir, she captures, with explicit detail, 17 years of household abuse. Her story reveals emotional conflict between love and hate for an abuser, the struggle to keep a relationship between the abuser and the victim, finding strength after grief, overcoming the unexpected, creating peace and how to shed deep scars.
Her experiences are meant to inspire & remind every soul that …
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