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Interview by Abigail Tuller
Photography by Mark Madeo
Styling by Sarah Stanley
On pregnancy fatigue: I’m not a napper, but I have been partying hard with the napping during this pregnancy. It’s been like the equivalent of clubbing for me. I’m like, “Ooh, I can’t wait until like 2:30 and I can sleep for an hour!
On babies: I’ve never been a baby person; babies always scared the living #$*% out of me. I’ve always been afraid to drop them or hurt them. But now every little [baby] thing I see, I’m like, “Ooh my God!” I can’t stop. In other words, I drank the Kool-Aid.
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Life wishes for her daughter: I hope that she has perspective, a good sense of humor, patience, perseverance, and that she really just hangs in there to do what she’s passionate about. And has a dazzling smile like her mom!
On becoming a mother: I’ve been going to a lot of therapy! I just hope to combine the working-class ways of the daughter from an immigrant group in the Bronx and all those glorious benefits of someone who’s made an incredible life—without spoiling this kid. That’s the kind of serious deep #$*% that plagues a woman in her last trimester.
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Lessons of pregnancy: As I feel this life growing and moving inside of me, all of a sudden everything else is not as important. There’s a level of perspective that is changing. It frightens me, but I’m getting ready for it…other than that, I don’t know #$*%.
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