sheesh...i'm not sure how to start...
i don't think that i ever really realized how much i wanted to be a mother until the fact that i was pregnant really sank in. from that moment on, my vision was clear.
years ago, after college and nearly a year of "corporate america" i realized that i was in need of a change. i ended up going back to school to become a massage therapist. i liked the idea of helping others in the medical realm, but with a gentler, more natural approach than say if i had gone back to school to be a nurse or a chiropractor or a physical therapist (all things that crossed my mind). the other thing that i liked about the profession of massage therapy was its flexibility...so, i suppose even then, i knew i wanted to a be a mother some day and that when that day came, i would be an involved one.
today, i am a licensed massage therapist in california, but haven't practiced massage in two years. maybe at some point i'll go back to it to some degree. maybe i'll simply parlay it into something else...a doula perhaps? i'm not certain of any of that. but, one thing is abundantly clear. i am a mother and i absolutely love that as my current career.