Honoring the woman within the Mother
As a former circus acrobat, fitness was my thing. But hanging onto the past after having kids—what I used to do and how I used to feel—almost destroyed me.
Sometimes motherhood takes things from you before you even realize they’re gone.
I haven’t had sex since in over nine months. And yet, I still had to practically beg my doctor for what should be common practice after labor—PT for your private parts.
As a child abuse survivor, creating my own "perfect family" didn’t shield me from haunting memories of the past—it reignited them. Here’s how I learned how to cope.
Being granted permission by the self-care movement to put my needs first was momentous and liberating. But now you can justify anything in the name of self-care. I was justifying about $1K a month. Here’s how I reined it in.
Unsupported and under-resourced, I experienced severe postpartum symptoms after the birth of my son. Here’s what I wish other women knew to feel prepared and supported when things don’t go as planned.