Life Without Baby

Filling the silence in the motherhood discussion

Telling My Story April 27, 2011

Tonight is the Opening Night of Expressing Motherhood. This is a show with 13 women and one man talking, singing, and performing on the theme of motherhood. This is the show where I will get up on stage and tell an audience, consisting mostly of mothers, my story.

I won’t give away too much now, suffice to say I will touch on the subjects of desire and choices, as well as some thoughts on the fertility industry and baby showers.

I’m a little nervous – about performing and about my story – but the producers and cast of the show have been truly supportive, and I’m hoping the audience will be too.

During this, National Infertility Awareness Week, I’m hoping to shed a little light on a side of motherhood that doesn’t get much love.

Wish me luck, and I’ll promise to report in.

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13 Responses to “Telling My Story”

  1. Sonja Lewis Says:

    Wishing you good luck, Lisa. I know you will be a shine. So I am told, being nervous is a good thing. Not being nervous is not so good. Have fun!

  2. Jennifer Says:

    Best wishes, Lisa! I wish I could be there; I’m only a couple hours away, though, and hope there will be more chances…go you!!

  3. I’ll be there with you in spirit! Cheers to you…

  4. Sue Says:

    Wish I could be there. I’m sure you’ll be great! Can’t wait to read about it.

  5. Tara Says:

    Good Luck! You will be great!

  6. Kathryn Says:

    Oh, best wishes! i do so hope it is well-received and touches folks . . . some people can get so defensive and ugly – but i think your story will touch their hearts.

  7. Julie Says:

    Good luck! I know you will be amazing, and I can’t wait to hear all about it!

  8. Mali Says:

    Wishing you the best of luck. But you’re so talented, you won’t need it. Break a leg!

  9. cat Says:

    Break a leg! or “Chookas, darling!” I hope it goes brilliantly and the response from the audience is wild. I wish I could come.

  10. loribeth Says:

    How did it go? I would have loved to have been there!

  11. lmanterfield Says:

    Thanks so much, everyone. As you can see I’m WAY behind with reading my comments! So far, the show is going great and I’ve had nothing but positive responses. Three more nights to go and I’m hoping to also have video to post next week.

    Thanks for your support and encouragement. -x-


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