A Motherless Mother.
No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. -C. S. Lewis As I sat in a bed about to deliver my baby, hoping for the anesthesiologist to come quickly, or even more than that, to have a mother there to tell me that everything will be ok. I imagined that she would sit next to the bed, holding my hand, reassuring me that the pain would subside soon, but preparing me for the difficulty of postpartum. Her calm voice and truthful words would bring comfort. Knowing that I had s