As I prepare to write this, I am fantasizing about rocking the fetal position under my desk, or perhaps taking a sick day and hiding under soft covers instead. I live in a rather ironic balancing act between being an extreme introvert and yet being passionately called to roles that put me in front of
On Monday I went for my annual mammogram. Not my favorite thing, but it’s necessary, right? The tech asked me the usual questions: weight, dietary habits, date of last period… The first two were easy, but the last question threw me a bit – and the answer, two years ago, still surprises me a little.
People ask a lot of irritating questions while you’re pregnant. “How are you feeling?” is pretty bad, but the one that really rattled me was, “Are you ready?” Yes, our house was stuffed full of baby gear, we had completed our childbirth classes, and I had read every “10 Things Nobody Tells You About Parenthood”