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The Road Home

From puberty to menopause and back home again.

Last night terrible cramps wove their way into my dreams. I’m one of those annoying women who says, “I’ve never had menstrual cramps,” so I didn’t fully understand what they were until I woke up. When I was giving birth to my daughter Lucia sixteen years ago, the midwife asked if I was having contractions.

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Laura Culberg

I write about seemingly mundane experiences that are relatable because we are human. Subscribe on Substack to get my stories directly: lauramc.substack.com