Ready For Baby?

Sitting in my office at work today, I realized that one year ago I was in the midst of trying to decide if I truly could make the leap to begin Trying To Conceive (TTC), as a single mother. This deliberation placed me face to face with all of my fears including:

  • What if having this baby prevents me from meeting Mr. Right, down the road?
  • What if this baby comes and instead of feeling bliss, I feel resentment that my childfree life is gone?
  • What if this baby comes and we don’t gel personality wise?
  • And the mega-of-all what-ifs… What if I completely lose my sense of self, as I’ve seen so many mothers do?

These and many other thoughts swirled around in my mind, as I struggled with the concept of facing this momentous life event… alone… Alone – what a hollow word; I was still wrestling with … Continue reading

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