I am a lucky lady 5.12.19

I am a lucky lady 5.12.19

I don’t have much time to write today! I dozed a lot today and then spent time with the kids. Now that the weather has cooled down, I want to walk outside for at least part of my walk.

It’s so interesting to me how I feel about Mother’s Day NOW versus how I felt about it in prior years.

It’s not an easy thing for a woman in our culture to opt out of having kids. Mine has half opting and half medical reasons.

Before I had huge tumors in my ovaries at age 41, I could have gone either way.

The weird thing is I always thought I wanted kids. I never imagined being married when I was younger. But I always imagined doing cool things with kids! Somehow that vision ended up becoming reality!

It’s hard to admit in this culture that I’m very happy about how this area of my life worked out. It’s gotten a lot easier for me to be honest about this thanks to the millennials who are so open about so many things. They’re so real about the pros and cons of becoming a parent.

I feel like my generation was the last one to do things by default. I felt SO much shame for

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