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Her mother’s constant companionship wasn’t always easy, either.Hamill has written about how her mother, Carolyn, experienced life through a haze of negativity and disapproval. Carolyn’s inability to praise her daughter’s achievement or share in her happiness diluted Hamill’s joy at winning Olympic gold in 1976.Weighed down by a demanding training regimen and the pressure to perform, she treated her mother to all the tempests and talking back of a typical adolescent.
“I married a terrific man with three great kids and five grandchildren, my daughter is doing well, and for the first time in my life I don’t have the pressure of wondering where my next job is coming from.These days, Hamill splits her time between the island of Nantucket in Massachusetts and the desert city of Palm Springs, California—and her schedule among entertainment, public service, and motivational speaking. She oversees the annual Dorothy Hamill Figure Skating Fantasy Camp for adults who dream of spins and edge jumps.She travels frequently for charity appearances and helps the Arthritis Foundation raise awareness about osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease that causes pain and stiffness, mostly in the hip, knee and thumb joints.But she has also been open about her lifelong insecurity and self-esteem issues, her fraught relationship with her mother, and the marital and financial problems that brought on her deepest depressive episodes.She shared the good and bad in her 2007 autobiography , partly as a way to help others coping with depression.