Letting Go

The weight of growing, and birthing, and nurturing, and giving, and working, and caring, and loving, and raising — I can’t carry it all. There is no place within me left to hold it all in. I am teetering on an edge and I feel that I am about to slip down into the canyon lying in wait below me, anticipating my fall, eager to mock me and my failure. … More Letting Go


I found myself vulnerable and a bit afraid in my doctor’s office today. As we discussed plans for my health, I was unable to focus on the context of the conversation, and fixated on a certain phrase which was frequently repeated: “In young women we would do xyz, yet, as women get older, we tend … More Thirty