Tag Archives: health

Get down.

Last night I got real down on myself. Real down. Not so much on my Self, at least not at first, but on my body, which was suddenly, yet again, alien to me. I recall gazing at, prodding, examining my … Continue reading

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An Appeal

Here is part of my application to participate in Midwife International‘s 1-year training program. There were other questions asked, and answers given, but I thought I’d share this since it gives a good (albeit brief) description of the how and … Continue reading

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Girl Talk

Dinner and drinks with some girlfriends last night led to some very interesting, and passionate, discussion of….everything. I am blessed to know the sistas I do, and while we don’t always agree, we absorb one another’s perspectives with mutual respect, … Continue reading

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Jesus is Pro-Choice

I don’t think the contraception and abortion talk is going to completely cool down anytime soon, and that’s hard to swallow. In 2012, I never thought basic human rights of autonomy over one’s body and life path would still be … Continue reading

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Conception

I’ve been bouncing off the walls of my skull trying to decide how to best start this journey. There are a million reasons why I want- no,┬áneed– to be a midwife. But quite honestly, I am terrified – what if … Continue reading

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