If you're forced to make this choice, she says, don't choose the marriage.
You learned the bare minimum hours of sleep you can get and still be a somewhat-functioning human being, the number of times a day a toddler can ask why, and that you will never again laugh without peeing a little.
When we began our journey together nearly 12 years ago we were just five moms with broken hearts and empty arms. As I reflect back I think about what we all went through. Together we survived and came out stronger on the other side.