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Losing and Finding Myself Amidst Motherhood

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I never meant to lose myself, none of us do. I was strong, independent and smart. I’d worked hard to get to where I was in my life.

I told myself I was ready and prepared for whatever motherhood might bring. Twelve years, two neurodiverse kids, several physical and mental health events, and countless meltdowns from all of us later, I look back and want to hug who I was.

She was strong, independent and smart. She’d worked hard to get to where she was. However, she did not understand what would be required of her.

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