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One of my favorite places on Earth, the ancient city of Bagan, in Myanmar. Yesterday a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the city killing 4 and damaging nearly 200 of the beautiful pagodas there. Truly saddened seeing a place like this suffer s tragedy. I took this photo several years ago, I hope this beautiful structure is still standing :-/
This is what 24 hours postpartum looks like. Baby in sling. Skin to skin. Adult diapers. And a rosy glow. My body feels like it ran a marathon and my heart is wide open from yesterday's travels. Birth opens us like an earthquake opens the earth and I am still in the intimate, fragile throes of that opening. I feel raw. Emotional. Different. I feel like I'm on the undulating surface of the rippling ocean being tossed back and forth between happiness, gratitude, melancholy, and grief. 25 hours…
You know just how to make my heart beat faster Emotional earthquake, bring on disaster You hit me head-on, got me weak in my knees Yeah, something inside me's changed I was so much younger yesterday, ye-eah So much younger yesterday, oh, yeah