Remember when I was really excited about my home birth book project? And how I didn't say anything about it for a while, and then I was consumed with Listen To Your Mother, and then I was obsessing about why, at this stage of my pregnancy, I can't just wear a damn two piece swimsuit … Continue reading An update: pregnancy, the home birth book and definitely not feeling blessed
Maybe I was asking for it because I was wearing a two piece swimsuit. Or perhaps it was that that the body revealed by my skimpy attire begged for attention- with its abundance of stretch marks, silvery- taupe in hue, gently drifting across my pregnant belly in horizontal wavy lines. And let's not forget the … Continue reading No, I’m not pregnant with triplets but thanks for asking.
Oh yeah, I have a blog. I've been too busy bellyaching about how hard it is to be 33 weeks pregnant to actually update this thing. And then on Monday, someone told me something I didn't know I needed to hear. After the spin class I am subbing for a friend who just started her … Continue reading Reality Check
I am now every-stranger-feels-the-need-to-ask-me-if-I-am-almost-ready-which-I-am-not-thank-you-very-much weeks pregnant, aka) 30 weeks. That means nearly three months to go. Three months until my body is mine again except not because nursing and holding an infant, plus managing the constant and ever-changing demands of my mean boss toddler. In case you feel compelled to make small talk with a … Continue reading A Primer for Making Small Talk With Pregnant Ladies
Having a baby is a lot of work, even the second time around. There are months of planning, prepping, getting all the last minute tasks on your to do list crossed off, and then you somehow pull it off and you don't know how you did it but it turns out to be amazing and … Continue reading A Baby on the Way in Boulder