Isabelle Cole tried to be the perfect daughter, the one her family didn?t have to worry about.
For years, the family?s focus was on her older sister who had cancer. Even though she survived that, the cancer was hiding a deeper illness, depression and an eating disorder. When her sister tried to commit suicide, she was hospitalized again, and would be several times more.
So Cole learned how to take care of herself. She learned how to put on a happy face to hide the emptiness she felt inside.