Porcelain

Last week felt like some sort of “survive and advance” week. Just get out of bed one more time. Just get dressed one more day. Just get to work one more morning. It was as though if I could just get through that one week, everything would be okay. I pasted the pieces of my […]

One Week Later

It’s been one week. One extended ache of a week since I casually walked to the restroom, the sway of my hips proudly announcing “expecting.” It’s been one brief and endless week since I was able to rest a hand against my abdomen, smiling that secret, all-knowing smile of a woman in love with someone […]

Mis-Carry

I’ve done a lot of thinking about why miscarriage is such a secret shame… why women don’t talk about it, why we don’t WANT to talk about it. I’ve thought a lot about why it is we feel ashamed by our bodies, ashamed by our inabilities, ashamed by something that is often totally and completely […]

The Faces of Pain

I woke up around 2:00 am this morning. Everything hurt and I couldn’t get the image out of my mind of that ridiculous chart hanging on the wall at the hospital. I lay awake for four hours before I got up to cry over a long-awaited cup of coffee, wondering how to circle the way […]

Broken (Warning: Trigger)

It was a busy morning… like all mornings are when you’re juggling getting ready for work with pregnancy, fixing breakfast, and mothering a six year old. There were the normal fights over what to wear (both mine and his) and the battle of “just try one bite or no (insert some sort of bonus)” between […]

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