I’ve been here before. When I woke up in the ICU after
having my son, Nathan, and found out that I no longer had a uterus I went
through a long process of dealing with the fact that my reproductive powers
were no longer under my control. And, hey, if you don’t have a uterus any more,
well, you think about what it means to be a woman.
This brings up the question; who decides what it means to be
a woman? Society and my religious views have very divergent thoughts on what it
means to be a...
If you're a "creative" of any sort, you know. People are always asking you to do things for them. Create something, sing something, sew something, paint something--for free.
Maybe people think that creating is such a bliss that I'd better be glad to do it any time for any one for any amount? How many surgeons get asked on a regular basis to perform a boob job, "just to be nice and help a girl out"? Probably not very many. Now I'm a pretty nice person, and I'm always glad to help frie... Continue reading ...
I am an artist, wife, teacher, and mother of four boys, not necessarily in that order depending on the day!
This blog is about all the things that interest me; art, relationships, friends, kids, teaching, adoption, being a Mormon, chickens, essential oils, gardening...you know,totally normal stuff.