Doing the Best I Can Do

Growing up I never thought I would marry or have kids. Not because I didn’t want that life, but I was convinced I would never find someone who loved me for me. I was always told by my peers, family, and strangers ways that I should change. “Lose weight.” “Wax your eyebrows.” “Dress nicer.” The list goes on. It took me a long time to grow into my skin and own it. Nearly 10 years ago I found the love of my life, Denis, and we now have two amazing children together: Evalyn (3 in August. Wtf!) and Dominic...

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