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The boy is four months old! I'm amazed by the leaps and bounds he's made in the past month alone. He's smiling whenever anyone talks to him. He's laughing fully belly laughs. He's rolling from back to belly and belly to back (only when he's in the mood.) He moves around by pulling his legs… Continue reading Four Months!
My husband was kind enough to let me take the time between putting the boy to bed and midnight all for myself. I know it's silly, but I spent the first hour picking up both the kitchen and living room. The living room had been driving me crazy for days, especially since I had to… Continue reading Misunderstanding the Definition of “Me Time”
My little miracle arrived on July 25, 2014. August 25, 2014: Our first month was a little crazy as the boy was figuring out life outside the womb and I was trying to figure out life post pregnant life. I think he was homesick. I certainly missed being pregnant. September 25, 2014: Weighing in at… Continue reading Three Months of Awesome
Iced Grande Non-Fat Chai Latte I did it! I ran every day for one week. I finally met my five-mile goal. I momentarily feel nostalgic for my whole-milk days, and I’m tempted to throw caution to the wind. No, the 60 extra calories defeat the purpose of getting up at 6 am to run to… Continue reading Starbucks, Three Ways
I'm going to attempt NaNoWriMo again. I won in 2011 and 2012. I didn't make it in 2013 because I was hit with massive mental fatigue in my first trimester. I finally have my stamina back, and the boring art of pumping will give me at least an extra 20-40 minutes per day (morning and… Continue reading National Novel Writing Month
Birth stories. Everyone's got at least one. I don't know much about my own birth. During the impending birth of my son, I really wanted to know how my own birth went. Was it a natural birth? Any medical interventions? How much did I weigh? How long was I? The only women who could tell… Continue reading Birth Story