My Birth Story, Part II: Labor and Delivery

If you missed part I, go read it first! The best way I can describe what a natural birth without pain medications felt like to me is a marathon. If you've ever run a marathon, you know what a muscle cramp feels like, and that you can't think "I can't do this" or overthink about … Continue reading My Birth Story, Part II: Labor and Delivery

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To Brazil

There are tickets in my name for some flights tomorrow, to my country of origin. Tomorrow, I will see my aunt and grandma, meet my new uncle, and hug a whole whole lot of people I'm related to. I'm ecstatic! To say I'm excited to be going to Brazil again for the first time in … Continue reading To Brazil