Things I’ve Been Thinking About…

This is an article I’ve been identifying a lot with lately.  Not so much the first bit, as I often find birth stories on this site to be a bit, you know, hippy-ish, but the latter part rings true for me.  I mean, not to get too specific for folks, but the word ‘trauma’ is intertwined with giving birth.  And as part of the trauma, there is entry into that exclusive club of women.  And realizing in that conquering something so life altering, they are truly amazing.  And learning to accept that you’re amazing too.  Like she says, there is “a deep familiar sense of disappointment in myself” which I find myself fighting most days.

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