Available February, 26th 2022
Susan J. Grafton, MSN, RN Susan is an advanced practice nurse whose nursing career began with caring for Intellectually Disabled adults in a residential center. As her professional career developed, she transitioned into teaching, beginning as a Professor in a Registered Nurse Program at a local Private College. Desiring to continue working with people to readily prepare them for working in potentially conflicted situations, Susan is currently a Nurse Instructor for staff at a high-security California State Prison. She completed her graduate studies in Nursing Administration with an emphasis in leadership at the University of Texas, Arlington. As a child of a dysfunctional family, she has suffered many traumas, trials, and tribulations in her journey to wellness. As a child, she was homeless for a time, survived childhood sexual abuse resulting in Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and was a high school dropout that raised her son while strapped in the cycle of poverty.Susan overcame all stigmas and obstacles in her path to reclaim her destiny and has learned how to create a meaningful life lived on her own terms. Her journey is well chronicled in Reclaimed Truth and maintains a website of the same name. Her successes have been fought for and hard-won, and she is dedicated to teaching others how to live a meaningful life in the present while acknowledging and embracing the past
About the Book
Reclaimed Truth is the work of Susan Jean Grafton. On its own, it is a brand that Susan has fashioned to represent her walk in this life, encompassing a website, literature, and motivational speaking series dedicated to helping others reclaim their truth and rewrite their life story. As a literary work, it chronicles the path one woman took in overcoming overwhelming odds and obstacles to find success, detailing choices she has made in the process, and the positive impact they have had in her success, health, and well-being. In this work, Susan shares her painful story of childhood sexual abuse, homelessness as a child, and generational toxic family dynamics. Using the knowledge and awareness her process of healing has shown her, she reminds us that though things can seem impossible and look very bleak, there is always a light at the end of the tunnel and that we each hold the key in getting there. Finally, she enlightens with several crucial yet small changes that one may make in their own lives that can have a dramatic ripple effect in changing not only their entire sense of self but also their reality and future.