Celebrating birthmothers

Today is a special day for me, one I've been anticipating for quite some time. The day before Mother's Day is Birthmother's Day, a day for women like me who have made an adoption plan for their child or children. This day is special because it is the first Birthmother's Day I am celebrating after …

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Living large

I thought we were going to talk about food and my obsession with my weight. How I spend hours agonizing and punishing myself about lunch. How seeing pictures of myself makes me feel sick. How much space my thighs and my arms and my belly take up -- in my head and just literally how …

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