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Just sobbing. So glad she’s ok. (And god, so well written.)

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Oh, thank you for sitting here with me.

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Jun 26, 2022Liked by Meg Conley

Oh dear God, Meg - what an ordeal. I'm so glad she is okay. And I'm so sad that so many women in the US will not be okay. ❤️

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I am so sad too.

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Jun 26, 2022Liked by Meg Conley

Oh God, so hard and scary for you all. Thank you for writing this and sharing your life and the powerful connections you make. Holding you all in my heart.

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This is so kind of you to say! Thank you.

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Jun 26, 2022Liked by Meg Conley

"Care work is the anticipation of grief, theirs or mine. We care because we cannot keep or be kept."

This really got me. Thank you for writing this and sharing something so personal and difficult. Glad to hear Margaret is okay and keeping you and your family in my thoughts! <3

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Thank you so much. I really appreciate this.

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Jun 27, 2022·edited Jun 27, 2022Liked by Meg Conley

Dear God, Meg, what a horrible ordeal for Margaret and you and your family. I'm holding you all in the Light in prayer. You are so important to your daughters and husband and to those of us lucky enough to have discovered your writing. Peace be with you and Margaret and your family.

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Such grace in this comment. Thank you so much.

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Jun 27, 2022Liked by Meg Conley

I am so, so sorry about your daughter's health. What a horrifically scary turn of events. I'm so relieved she improved. In a slightly parallel story, I experienced acute, early onset preeclampsia in January. My 3yo daughter now has much higher chances of experiencing preeclampsia should she become pregnant, and as you note, symptoms can be hard to track in pregnant women (mine were; I felt totally fine when I was told to rush to L&D triage at my routine 24 week OB appointment). Knowing intimately how traumatic preeclampsia is, I'm terrified for my daughter and her access to abortion and reproductive care that could one day save her life. Sharing this because our fears are the same, and it helps to know I'm not alone. Our daughters and sons and kids deserve safety and freedom, and this just took us so far in a different direction. Best wishes to you and Margaret. Thank you for your writing.

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Oh, Jess! I am so sorry for all of this and all of us.

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Jun 29, 2022Liked by Meg Conley

I am so, so sorry you and your daughter went through this nightmare. Thank you for sharing such an intimate and heartbreaking story; I had been holding tears in that just flooded out reading your words. Holding my little one a little closer today, and holding you and yours in my heart.

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Thank you so much, Hannah.

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