Jessica Watson is a freelance writer, author and the blogger behind Four Plus an Angel. Mom to five kids, four in her arms and one in her heart, she tries hard to enjoy them every moment but sometimes dreams of earplugs. From her noisy house in Michigan, Jessica attempts to manage her Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts while publishing her first children's book Soon.
When you were diagnosed in the 1970s, treatment options were far less sophisticated than they are today.
I thought I understood her experience, based on my own. I was wrong.
My struggle with anorexia was long and draining and not something I ever want my 9-year-old daughter to endure.
True, I was not up and walking hours after giving birth, but I feel no sense of loss because I had C-Sections.
Someone out there will read this and accuse me of being a Sanctimommy. Let them. I'm confident enough in my own parenting to go against the grain.
Keep your advice -- and your natural remedies -- to yourself.