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August 3, 2009

No one told me how crazy

“No one told me how crazy you can become in those first few months, when your body chemistry is changing, when your entire life has been altered from the moment the baby was born and nothing will ever, ever be the same again. People don’t talk about these things, perhaps because they don’t want to scare you. Perhaps they don’t tell you because these things fall away so quickly after the baby arrives that those who would tell no longer remember. And if they do tell you these details before you have had a child, they have no meaning, and no context. These are truths you must seek and know alone, in the quiet late-night hours when you are rocking the baby, breathing in the tender newborn scent.”– Christy-Ann Conlin, “Wired at the Heart” from Between Interruptions: 30 Women Tell the Truth About Motherhood

3 thoughts on “No one told me how crazy”

  1. starrlife says:

    Yow- how nail on the head is that.

  2. Steph says:

    Must get a copy of that — thanks!

  3. Kerry says:

    It's a great book– I read it in one day and I have an infant! Though of course I also had a two hour wait at the passport office…

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