FIFTY

Confessions Of A Middle-Aged Mother

11/10/2011 07:06 pm ET | Updated Jan 23, 2014

On New Year’s Eve, I ran into an old friend from high school who nearly choked up her champagne when she saw me. She apparently found it hysterically funny that I was two months away from my 45th birthday, nine months pregnant, and with braces on my teeth. “Are you trying to recapture your lost youth or something?” she cackled. Ouch. That hurt.

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