Man Repeller's Leandra Medine just revealed that's she's 22 weeks pregnant with twins. Eschewing a traditional announcement, Medine opted to write a powerful, emotional letter that revisits her past struggles with infertility and IVF treatments and offers inspiring encouragement to women experiencing the same setbacks.
"If you’re going through it, I still want to be here for you," Medine writes. "I haven’t graduated from compassion. If there is anything I have learned, it is that no state of existence lasts forever. If you could remember a version of yourself who you loved, she’s still in there and sometimes recognizing that is enough. The real irony of joy is that you can’t actually know it, I mean really know it, until you’ve hit rock bottom. My road was freckled with fangs that threw me off course so many times, but perspective wants me to tell you that I don’t regret it, that I wasn’t actually thrown off course."
Scroll down to see Leandra Medine's maternity look and read her inspiring letter in full on Man Repeller.
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