Monday, May 10, 2010

Mother's Day 2010...

Mother's Day 2010...I have to say the past few Mother's Day's have been hard to swallow....of course my "Mother's" are wonderful and I love to celebrate this day with them....but you can never avoid that nagging feeling all day.....the feeling that you still are not celebrating this day...and it is all around you....people wishing you a happy mother's day everytime you turn around...going to a 90th birthday celebration and all the "mothers" get a rose... and of course they should, just another situation where you feel left out........so today I decided I needed to write a post to all the "non-mothers" out there...all the women in my life that want to be mothers more than anything...not so we can celebrate the day and get the recognition...no, we just want to be a "Mom"...to have that joy......maybe we will, maybe we won't.....this post is for all of you!!

"To all the mom’s out there, you deserve love and respect today but respectfully, this is my blog and I want to use today’s entry to acknowledge my fellow fertility-challenged friends. So to them, I want to directly say the following:

1-You are brave and for that, you have my utmost respect.
2-Eat chocolate, ice cream, or have a margarita whenever you need one.
3-Don’t ever, not for one second, lose your sense of humor.
4-Don’t ever, not for one second, lose hope.
5-Don’t ever, not for one second, watch the show “19 and Counting” on TLC. It’ll just piss you off.
6-Never apologize or feel bad for day dreaming about punching someone in their face.
7-You’re not alone. There are countless out there like us.
8-If you want to be a mother, it may not happen in the way you imagined, but you will find a way to make it happen somehow.
9-I urge you to tell any of your friends or family who just gave birth all about the nap you took for no reason.
10-Don’t let this define who you are as a person or a woman.
11-Ignore the annoying people… even though there is JUST SO MANY OF THEM.
And lastly,
12- Never forget, we are not failures. We’ve done nothing wrong and we’ve done nothing to deserve this.

To all my non-mothers out there, from the bottom of my heart, I’m wishing you a happy May 9th. You are my people and I salute you.

Now let’s all go out, eat some sushi, drink some wine and a big cup of coffee, and then put on a bikini, get in a hot tub and enjoy the quiet and freedom! Happy Non-Mother’s Day!"

One day late.......but honestly yesterday this post would not have been this entertaining!

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thank-you for this....(http://the2weekwait.blogspot.com/)

6 comments:

Donna said...

Thank you! Exactly what I needed to hear today! Happy May 9th right back at you, and enjoy a full night's sleep!

Giantspeedbump said...

Hear, hear! I salute the same group - I still feel like I'm part of it, and will for a long time to come, I suspect. :)
Oh, and I especially endorse #3 - I hate that show.

Brooke said...

i'm a non-mother by choice, so i can only understand partially what you must have felt this weekend.

hopefully you had a great may 9th!

Sally Bacchetta said...

You continue to rock! I especially like: "Don’t let this define who you are as a person or a woman" and "Never forget, we are not failures. We’ve done nothing wrong and we’ve done nothing to deserve this." Both those were very difficult for me to hold onto during my struggle. You're light shines, my friend!

Giantspeedbump said...

OOps, I meant #5!

Amy said...

I love # 9!! Thanks for posting all of these for all of us.