But now, having almost reached the ripe (for my standards!) age of 30, my questions have begun to shift inside my head. I
But then, Aaron Fotheringham holds a Guinness World Record.
"Do the stanky leg, do the stanky leg."
We are sold the idea that remaining slim is primarily important as a means of attracting the opposite sex, rather than as a path to good health and longevity.
No one is being cruel. In fact, everyone is being positively dramatically spectacularly kind. Do their stares and smiles and comments make you angry? Of course not. But they do make you a bit, well... tired. Because you very quickly realize that it's not just your baby that everyone is watching. They're watching you too.
Earlier this month, Mike Marzano and his family were passengers on a flight bound for Pennsylvania from Florida, where they
Bryan and his wife Sarah learned that that Leeim had spina bifida when they went in for their first ultrasound at 20 weeks
It's Folic Acid Awareness Week, But the Number 1 Thing I Want You To Know About Spina Bifida Isn't About Folic Acid
By all means, doctors and public health advocates should continue to make sure that women of childbearing age take their folic acid. But I'm not interested in using my beautiful child to scare folks into doing it.
The words marched across the page, cold and unfeeling like a barricade. No way around them, no hint of subtlety to their meaning, no chance to rearrange the letters and make them right.
All the kids swing. All the kids slide. All the kids run and play. But only one of them is constantly falling down and, it turns out, she's starting to notice it too.