Childbirth hasn’t always been nice to me. At all. I had big ideas and lovely plans for the births of all my children, which were interrupted by impatient OB/GYN’s, misshaped pelvises, and rational thoughts.
I haven’t touched on birth in a while, and when I first started blogging five years ago, my blog was 95% about childbirth. I really wanted to share my three experiences with everyone, how I got here and what has changed since the birth of my oldest son.
As I looked back last night over my early and extremist posts on my blog, I was reminded of a dark place which had engulfed my life in such a negative manner for years. In my quest to have the birth I wanted, I had become a complete asshole. (more…)