At a recent church luncheon, I was collecting enough dessert for my whole family. As I stacked up cookies on a napkin I said to one of my lady pastors, "These aren't all for me, by the way. They're for the whole family." I was hoping no one thought I was going to eat 8 cookies (although I certainly could if they were tasty). She laughed and said, "You're breastfeeding! Take as many as you want, you deserve it!" I replied, "Well, I've been breastfeeding for nine years. Someday I'll have to stop using that excuse."
Yes, you read that correctly. It's not a typo. I have been breastfeeding for more than 9 years--with about a two month break between Belgee and Saraa.