It seems like at every turn, we’re reminded that our biological clock is ticking and our eggs are dying – if you want kids, you need to hurry it up already.
Our feeds and influences are constantly touting a need for self-care – but what happens when socio-economic status makes “self care” as we know it, unattainable?
Kaye takes several moments like this throughout the book to reflect on her progress since the beginning of her transition. “I can wear what I want and use makeup, and it’s okay,” Kaye observes on June 13th. “I’ve worked past so much self-shame.
“Back in my day, we were married to someone before we had a baby with them.” This was a real reaction I heard when I announced I was pregnant. I smiled and walked away with “agree to disagree” on the mind. But later that day I got to thinking – what’s wrong with having a…