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The Wanderer

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From brine that comes and goes

Across hot sand

Into hills and plains and groves

My shadow tells the time

And ratchets around my toes… 79 more words

Poetry And Literature

Where it all began (the first 24 hours in labour)

This is my birth story, of a home birth turned caesarian under general anaesthetic, and special uterine scar (an inverted T with J tearing). I have written it in two parts, because it is very long. 1,782 more words


Premature dreams

She kicked, they enjoyed the moment. She kicked more, they prepared to welcome her. She kicked even more, they dreamt of the future. Suddenly, the kicking stopped. 9 more words


The challenges of parenthood: An honest account.

This is the hardest blog post I’ve ever written. It’s hard to be so open with people who don’t know me that well, but from what I post on social media, people probably think I have a very content little existence. 2,306 more words



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“The lotus is a deep symbol of the East, where they affirm that we should live in such a way that we do not allow the world to poison us… It is a symbol of transformation: mud turns into the most beautiful flower and scent that this planet knows “- Osho describes it. 528 more words

Let's Make This World Beautiful

After Birth Hospital Stay

I wanted to talk about my stay in the clinic after having my baby because I think the experience is so different, in a positive way, than anything I have heard about happening in the United States. 2,604 more words