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Debbie Fink

 

Debbie Fink is a 40-year-old marketing executive living in Los Angeles. She is married and has two step-daughters. Although she is battling stage four appendix cancer, she doesn't let that slow her down, and enjoys writing, hiking, pilates and traveling. She can be contacted at debbiefink1@gmail.com.

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When Being the Best Mom Means Not Being a Mom

I've wanted to be a mother since about the age of 5, and have memories of playing with my plastic Honey Doll, pretending she was a newborn that needed to be cared for. My desire for kids just grew stronger over the years. In my 20s and 30s, every time I dated someone new, I would immediately (and quite prematurely) fantasize what our children would look like. Would they have his deep-set brown eyes and slightly dimpled chin? Would they have my thirst for knowledge and perfectly thick eyebrows? I have had baby's names stored in my back pocket, ready to be pulled out as quickly as my wallet. Penelope and Spencer are currently my two favorites.

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