Pregnancy comes with a laundry list of things to avoid - annoyingly, a lot of those things were my pre-pregnancy stress relievers. Glass of wine and a hot bath? Sorry, mama...no... I craved SAFE indulgences.
All at once I felt like I was falling short in work, and in motherhood – giving half of myself to each, and therefore not enough to either. I didn’t expect her to actually solve my problems. It was kind of a Hail Mary from a desperate mom, trying to still be a banker. But, what she shared was extremely pragmatic and liberating.
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