It was both frightening and liberating because I could finally be in charge of my own body, rather than sitting back and feeling lost in the void of having a genetic cancer syndrome

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I’m trying to reclaim my body whilst saying goodbye to it at the same time. Life is a series of paradoxical nightmares.

https://thehaplessandhappydiariesofaimee.wordpress.com/2020/07/24/what-it-means-to-say-goodbye-to-your-body

MOTHERHOOD CHANGE’S

sharing experiences while giving tips

Life as she know it

Greeting Readers,

Motherhood changes us as women in many ways, physically, mentally, and emotionally, people and friends we once surrounded ourselves with changes, also believe it or not you move up in the spiritual realm as well. Continue reading to learn some coping skills and tips on forward movement into this new and ever changing stage of womanhood.

Becoming a Mother is known to be one of the biggest and best jobs you’ll ever have in this lifetime. It’s hard and very much challenging. After having a baby your focus is completely on your baby and your healing. After the first birthday you should feel comfortable in your position and you should know your child pretty well by then.

THE BODY: The body goes through so much from pregnancy to actually giving birth. It is as if you have ran a marathon and you are completely burnt out. We often…

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Hello Anger, My New Friend

anger, infertility, pcos, ttc

Infertility is Trash

Well this emotion is new.

I have never been an angry person. Not because of any sort of mature, noble work on my part. It’s just not one of my emotions of choice.

I tend to feel the blue ones: sadness, disappointment, shame.

The red family of emotions are very new to me on this infertility journey. Red emotions like rage, anger, irritation, judgment.

I find myself reflecting on why anger has been foreign to me.

It’s not like I haven’t had things to feel mad about. I grew up in an alcoholic/addict home (Dad). I’ve suffered eating disorders, being cut from the high school volleyball team (lol), and have faced a mountain of student debt.

That stuff should have made me at least a touch of anger. But mostly I just worked harder.

I realize now that maybe I’ve never needed to rely on anger. If I faced a…

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