Healthy Moms Blog
One of the areas we often struggle with is setting boundaries. This means saying "no" to certain people, demands, attitudes, and even circumstances. Even when something threatens to overwhelm us, we can still improve the situation by standing up for ourselves and saying “no, this is not ok with me!”
This scene always makes me laugh! It makes me equally sad at the same time. It seems like whenever women are being honest about their pregnancies, it comes across as though we are destined to turn into waddling, uncomfortable complainers.
I remember my 26th year like it was yesterday. For someone who has the memory of a goldfish, that is saying a lot. Why was it so memorable? When most people are thinking about all their hopes and dreams for their future, in August 2002 I was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer. Yes I tried to play it down as much as possible as it was considered the "good" cancer.
I have been back at work now for a few weeks and, like a lot of women before me have said, it really isn’t as bad as you think it will be. In fact it’s pretty great. But I do have it easy. Or maybe my husband and I have stumbled on a decent version of the “shared parenting style.” Let me explain: