‘I split from my partner of 7 years. My life completely turned on its head. How would this impact my future child?’: After unsuccessful relationships, solo mom follows ‘perfect path’ to daughter

“I went on a crazy number of first dates. Internet dating, speed dating, blind dates, an array of apps. I knew what I wanted. I was ready to be a mom. After years of unsuccessful dating, I started to worry I was going to miss out on motherhood altogether. I needed to take matters into my own hands.”

‘My lung function dropped. ‘You can do this. Please hold on, this will end.’ Two strangers became the most important people in my life.’: 23-year-old bravely details donor journey through cystic fibrosis

“My body became extremely frail as I continually lost weight. I was relying on a feeding tube for my nutrition because I was too sick to eat. My breaths became so shallow to the point where I was totally bedridden, gasping for air day in and day out. My anxiety increased to an entirely different level.”

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