Family is important, but not as important as you.
The solution to these problems was a hysterectomy. So on my 32nd birthday, I went in for surgery, praying that this was the final step to my healing.
It does not mean that you are a terrible person, or that you are a bad mom. You need to take care of you, for you, and for others.
Are you having a natural childbirth? Why, yes—in that it’s completely natural to take drugs to alleviate excruciating pain!
I have been thinking about you a lot lately. I don’t really know if we will be going back for another round of IVF. Your siblings are triplets and it is kind of a lot right now.
Even once you’re without-a-shred-of-doubt visibly pregnant, you can’t expect strangers to give up their seat for you so readily because the world is populated by some very conveniently clueless individuals who will happily ignore you rather than sacrifice their own comfort.
I know way too many parents who don’t have fun. Don’t do that. You have to choose to have fun and have a good attitude.
You’re going to get used to it all—cause you’ve got to.
Your friends who think their pets are children will never understand.