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Monica Bielanko
A chronicle since 2005 of my marriage & move to Brooklyn in my twenties; becoming a mother in my thirties; moving to Pennsylvania and learning to amicably coparent after divorce in my forties while living 3 doors down from my ex-husband in a small country town.
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Wednesday
Mar022011

Post Pregnancy Pooping Paranoia

"The act of eliminating your bowels when you are stitched from poop exit point to vagina, well, it takes on a whole new level of intensity. The familiar urge strikes my body and I start sweating. Sure I’m on stool softeners. I was so afraid of pooping post pregnancy number one that I snarfed the suckers like candy. I also made my husband hold my hand through the bathroom door while I tried to poop that first time."
It's what I'm babbling about today.