The official Tumblr for xoJane, the site from Jane Pratt where women go to be their unabashed selves and are applauded for their honesty. We're also on Twitter and Facebook, natch.
When I finally got to see my parents, I could tell that they were having just as hard a time with the situation as I was. Visiting hours were uncomfortable because there was no privacy. I remember asking them in a hushed voice to get me out of there because the nurses and other kids were all out to get me.