“It was hard to fully enjoy it as I knew all the things that could go wrong. I didn’t want to fall in love, only to say goodbye… Being pregnant and getting memories of what was three years ago was truly bittersweet.”
“The exact cause of fibroadenomas is not yet known, but researchers suspect that they might be related to reproductive hormones.”
No one really prepares you for that, do they? Nothing can. Trust me, I was just about ready to start planning my funeral when I found out I have one a few months ago. Spoiler alert: my lump turned out to be…
We’re stuck with these sensitive milk bags for a while, so we might as well try to make peace with them. Here are a few ways you can help to reduce your chances of developing breast cancer:
A mother’s days reflection on the challenges and bonds shared between three women across two generations
“This isn’t the ‘baby blues’ that her doctor told her to expect in the weeks following childbirth. The doctor said those would go away after a few days. But this isn’t going away. This is deeper. Darker. Mild annoyance is quickly growing into thoughts of slamming the cot into the wall for the baby to shut the hell up, which, in turn, grows into an overwhelming sense of guilt for having such dark thoughts about her own child. “
“I lock up in a bathroom and let out a good ugly cry. I usually feel a lot better after that. I find it’s also best to just remind yourself that these feelings are temporary. We all go through waves and cycles.”
“But there was still an overwhelming emptiness that I felt about not being able to do something I was made to do. I felt broken.”
April is not only Autism Awareness Month, bu it’s Poetry Month as well. It’s only fitting, then, that our very first Village Voice honours both occasions. Bomb Jamaican mom Lasine Matthews, whose three-year-old son Liam Ford is on the spectrum, shares a poem that she wrote to her little human with Autism. We think it’s pretty awesome.
…and by the time you finish reading this, you will understand why I’m never putting it back.
First of all, I want my money back for my SuperMom subscription.