My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.
If you're ever, if you're ever thinking, 'Oh, but I'm a waste of space and I'm a burden.', remember: that also describes the Grand Canyon. Why don't you have friends and family take pictures of you from a safe distance? Revel in your majestic profile?
If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns.