SISTERLY TALK : Real Stories from Real Women — FSH

Her Pregnancy, My Baby

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Her Pregnancy, My Baby

Because every woman has her own journey. January 2016 in Dover, Vermont. Snow is falling, it’s 17 degrees out, and my husband has two layers of pajamas underneath a thick wool blanket to keep warm.  Somehow, I’m drenched in my own sweat, chugging my bedside iced water, and my fresh blow-out has completely frizzed up in a matter of hours. Heads up-- I’ve had anxiety my entire life: anxiety about everything. School, money, family, friendships, and work. Yet this anxiety is borderline unbearable. Rewind to my earlier years. I’m originally from Bellows Falls. My parents struggled with alcoholism, my younger...

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Imperfectly Perfect

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Imperfectly Perfect

Because every woman has her own journey. I’d be lying if I said my life hasn’t always been perfect. I was raised in Savannah, Georgia and the daughter of a surgeon and elementary school teacher. My sister and I always had a super close friendship and moved to the west coast for college together. At age 20, I started dating the athlete who would later become my dreamy husband. After our big Southern wedding in Spring of 2013, my husband and I embarked on a journey to parenthood- a journey that began when my husband and I were 24 years...

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