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Meet Myka Niamh Colton-Holling.  Born 13the May at 9:18 weighing 8lb 2oz.

She was a week and two days over due and entered this world after sixteen hours of excruciating labour, with the assistance of gas and air and later an epidural.

I originally said I didn’t want anything stronger than gas and air, but after sixteen solid hours in the birthing pool, using gas and air and every technique garnered from the hypnobirthing classes I couldn’t manage the pain anymore.  I don’t regret it and later the midwife told me the reason I was in so much pain was that even at ten cm dilated my waters still hadn’t gone.  

But she’s here, safe and sound, which is all that matters.

Meet Myka Niamh Colton-Holling. Born 13the May at 9:18 weighing 8lb 2oz.

She was a week and two days over due and entered this world after sixteen hours of excruciating labour, with the assistance of gas and air and later an epidural.

I originally said I didn’t want anything stronger than gas and air, but after sixteen solid hours in the birthing pool, using gas and air and every technique garnered from the hypnobirthing classes I couldn’t manage the pain anymore. I don’t regret it and later the midwife told me the reason I was in so much pain was that even at ten cm dilated my waters still hadn’t gone.

But she’s here, safe and sound, which is all that matters.

booklover:

(by SkeletonDance)

badwolfkaily:

Happy Birthday Cory Monteith!!!

Cory Allan Michael Monteith (May 11, 1982 – July 13, 2013)

"I say eat fast and die young."

Zuhair Murad - Fall Winter 2013 2014

“I’m not interested in being any kind of superstar or anything I’m not. I’m just a dude who got lucky and an artist who cares about the work that I do.”

I fight Rape Culture because
When I told my ex boyfriend about my rape
He ‘forgave’ me.

I fight Rape Culture because
I saw my baby sister age overnight
As she told me about her best friend getting molested.

I fight Rape Culture because
My closest friend was abused as a child
And he told nobody but me.
It took him 13 years to open up.

I fight Rape Culture because
My friends admit to letting their partners fuck them when they don’t want it
Then laugh it off as typical male behaviour.

I fight Rape Culture because
Saying that you’re raping someone is perfectly acceptable
If you’re playing a video game.

I fight Rape Culture because
Men tell me they are insulted when women walking in front of them start to walk faster.
As if their ego is more important than our safety.

I fight Rape Culture because
If I tell somebody their rape joke isn’t funny
I am told that I’m uptight.

I fight Rape Culture because
It won’t die out
Unless we kill it ourselves.

I Fight Rape Culture
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