My FB status today:
With much encouragement from my dh and all y'all-I did it!!
I actually went to write a status and was going to ask my dh whether he thought it sounded ok but then, I said a quick hail Mary and pressed submit.
Then my palms got sweaty.
And my hands started shaking.
And there was a lump in my throat.
And butterflies in my stomach.
And I felt like I had just taken at least 5 espresso shots.
It's absolutely unbelievable how difficult it was for me to simply post on my FB, but I wanted to bring awareness.
Even if that meant "outing" us.
It's sad that there are so many of us, terrified of sharing such a big part of our lives.
Yes, it is intimate and a very private, painful cross.
But, as most of us know...the talking and the "venting" (hello blogging!!!) is what has shown us that we are not alone.
Not going to lie, it still feels very weird to think about me posting, but I'm glad because I've gotten nothing but words of encouragement.
My big brother (just one example of many encouraging messages!!) even called me when he saw that and said, "I read that and couldn't help but think about how much courage you had to have to write that!" And, even though he has no clue the pain that's associated with IF (thankfully) it meant so much that he recognized the courage needed to speak out.
Phew...so, yes ladies, I did it.
And I lived to tell about it! ;)
“If we're growing, we're always going to be out of our comfort zone.” [John Maxwell]
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