Birth regret is poison. I drank a lot of that poison. IF I had demanded the c-section, IF I hadn’t been cavalier about being able to push him out, IF the on call doctor had been more insistent, IF this, IF that, and back to the beginning. The loop was suffocating and unproductive. Your IFs … Continue reading Birth Regret
We looked at each other and said ‘Did that make you pee too?’ Those burpees were intense! We ran to keep up with the boot camp dude. After class, we asked each other under our breath, ‘Are we supposed to wear a pad next time?’ I smiled at this tale’s teller and laughed. “I’m guessing … Continue reading Did That Make You Pee Too?
I mulled over the Motherfigure blog for a few years. I hesitated because my kids are young and my free time is never really “free” (It still isn’t. I’m just ignoring more laundry these days). When my youngest was 3 months old, I also moved to a tiny island in the middle of nowhere, which … Continue reading The Pushback Against “You Can’t Go Forward Trying to Get Your Body Back.”
Here it comes: A weight loss post. I shouldn’t do it. I hate reading about postpartum weight loss. Hate it! We moms have some messed up relationships with our weight. Nevertheless, a blog on postnatal bodies without talking about weight would be like a blog on parenthood that never mentions tantrums: It can be done, … Continue reading Postpartum Weight Loss