Oooops, I farted???
When did I lose control over my ability to make a fart completely disappear before it ever even made it out of my butt???
I’ll tell you when. When I got pregnant!
Prior to pregnancy, there were certain things that I had intended to keep private and personal. Things that I didn’t even plan to share with Jerry Patterson. One of those things was…. FARTS.
I’m not sure why I was SO self-conscious about it. I am typically very open and have a strong commitment to the idea that our bodies are “normal”. It’s functions included, BUT… farting was a whole different story.
There were times in my life where I thought I would rather die of spontaneous human combustion then let a noisy stink bomb out of my ass.
And then one day it happened…
I was newly pregnant and I was sitting on the edge of the bed putting my socks on. When I stood up. PPLLLLLBBBLLBBL….. I FARTED! I couldn’t believe it! I didn’t even know I had to fart! I was mortified! Jerry Patterson was as shocked as I was but laughed it off to save me from my own embarrassment and we went on about our day. I guess I got the green light that day because now, we share it all! Farts included! LOL!
I know… it’s bit of a stinky topic but it is an important one nonetheless.
It’s important, because there is a reason for it and as a Doula, my role is to educate. So, class, please take out your notebooks and pens. Todays lesson is on ...Read more