The song, "I'm OK", is a personal account of her emotionally distressing childhood. She speaks about her father and her painful memories from her early life. She explained that she recorded this song for a healing process and to give people in the same situation a voice to relate to. Perry stated in an interview, that Christina started crying while recording.
Once upon a time there was a girl
In her early years she had to learn
How to grow up living in a war that she called home
Never knew just, where to turn for shelter from the storm