I have always wanted to be a mother for as long as I can remember. It was always in my plans. Unfortunately, thanks to a routine medical procedure gone wrong, my dream of having a baby and becoming a mother the traditional way disappeared in a split second.
You see, this medical error (that occurred right before I was 30), caused a spinal cord injury that in turn caused a rare and debilitating diagnosis called complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), followed by many other chronic illnesses and subsequent medical issues, which made bearing a child impossible.
A little more about my journey: I was married to my (ex) husband in the initial years following my injury. We should have been preparing to have children, had a life-changing medicalRead more on themighty.com