In my late twenties, I have begun to truly appreciate and understand my body. It’s a responsibility I have started to grasp and take charge of. I think it’s just something about this time in my life that has told me that I’m no longer invincible. I need to make better decisions for myself, and no can make them for me. No one will ever understand my body like I will because I’m the only one who lives in it. At least at this moment. And when and if that moment ever comes where I have a 9-month occupant living inside of me, it will be the only time I share that authentic understanding of my body with another person. And they will soon see how intricate and beautiful human life can be.