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Just Me

The Longest Shortest Time

By On June 19, 2015

After Harp was born, actually before she was even here, Deleting the Adjectives became a space for me to speak honestly about pregnancy,  motherhood and what being a person really feels like… Read More

Just Me

"The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never." -Rajneesh

By On January 4, 2011

I cannot speak for the fathers, for I obviously am not one. And I cannot speak for those women who have come to motherhood through adoption, although I hope to be among… Read More

Le Guppy

A Letter to My Pregnant Self : "Think of stretch marks as pregnancy service stripes." -Joyce Armor

By On November 4, 2010

Yesterday I was on a date with my blog reader, trying to catch up on over 1000 missed blog posts (!) when I happened upon this striking beauty. Reading about another woman’s… Read More

Just Me

"Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body" -Elizabeth Stone

By On September 13, 2010

Harper, 7 weeks old I spent most of my pregnancy convinced I would do something wrong. Trip and fall. Get food poisoning. Not drink enough water. Take a shower that was too… Read More