Posts for pregnancy

If I Don’t Have More Than One Child, Am I Still a Good Mother?

General/Column April 3, 2017

The weight of waiting is intense, but I’m used to the sweet-yet-suffocating heaviness that sits swaddled on my chest. For…

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Uncertain Patience

General/Column March 31, 2017

“May I help you?” “Yes. I’m here for a blood test.” She aimlessly rifled through a stack of papers until…

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Collecting Silence

General/Column March 20, 2017

For months I hoarded silence. I filled the well inside me with ice dropping from the freezer, windows slamming shut…

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Second Time Around

General/Column March 20, 2017

The past is a book left out in the rain: ink blurs, pages fuse together. –Eric Pankey When we were…

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