disassembled (pg 8)-to come apart.
diligently (pg 25)-constant in effort to accomplish something; attentive and persistent in doing anything.
"My life was over; my life had just begun."
This quote is significant to this book because the tramatic and life changing experience she had just gone through caused her so called 'normal' life and self to be over and gone. Now she will struggle with many emotional and physical problems causing herself to change and her life to be way different.