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Motherhood

A Letter to my Future Daughter

Hi Beautiful, You might think I’m a little weird writing this to you now. Am I pregnant? No. Am I married? Absolutely not. I’m not even in a relationship. There aren’t even any prospects. It’s just me. Do I think I’m ready to be a mother at this very moment? No, I do not. But, […]

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Mental Health

Therapy is Working for Me

Looking back, the circumstances surrounding my mother’s death happened in two phases: the six months of hospitalization before her passing and the subsequent four months without her. PHASE ONE The first phase was a dizzying whirlwind of misfortune. I watched her suffer in ways that still seem surreal. She entered the hospital on Mother’s Day […]