Category Archives: pregnancy

Shake, Tattle, and Roll

We have entered the stage of The Informer (although dammit I hate to use a Cosby-ism at this point).  It’s not what you think necessarily.  Sure, I get the “Moooooo-oooom, Felix put his toes on me.”  Or the “Stella touched … Continue reading

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Bowl With the Punches

This is one of those wondrous and maddening times of the year.  So much is happening all at once that you have to miss way more events/festivals than you are able to attend.  Every April and October is this way. … Continue reading

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House of Paint

In yet another bittersweet moment, it was time to repaint the nursery.  Stella moved out back in January when Will finally gave up his ManCave.  After that initial move, the rooms have stayed the same; in Stella’s case, rather blah. … Continue reading

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Pant Buy Me Love

I’m sure you have all seen the trend whereby “adult” has become a verb.  I can’t decide if I love this or hate it.  Regardless, it is fun to bellyache and sympathize with one another on how much being a … Continue reading

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Age Against the Machine

So yeah. I’m still processing the fact that I had a mammogram.  Lest you think me a whiner, this goes way beyond a recommended health screening.  I mean, I’m getting old. How can I be old enough to need a … Continue reading

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Brevity Is the Soul of Whit(aker)

Dr. Whitaker.  That’s the name of my OB-GYN.  I saw her the other day at Wal-Mart.  I had a very strange and strong reaction to it. I don’t know why.  I suppose it was in part because she had been … Continue reading

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The Pen(icillin) Is Mightier Than the Sword

Dear Future Stella on the eve of some Mother’s Day, I don’t know how old you’ll be when I let you read this, but consider this a “cashing in” of sorts.  As I write this, you are roughly 3.5 years … Continue reading

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Pause For Alarm

Warning:  This is one of those “female” blogs.  Just letting the guys know in case they want to sign out before getting started. For roughly the last 25 months, I have not had a period.  It’s been great.  It’s been … Continue reading

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Tie Died

After my C-section with Felix, I wrote that I also had my tubes tied. Will and I figured that since we had demonstrated our fertility on top of me about to turn 40 on top of our financial situation, that … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Bladder (or How To Go With the Flow)

I’ve had a whole bunch going on lately.  Work has been relentless with more travel than usual.  Things with Stella became more complicated this week out of the blue, so we’re trying to process and figure out how to reset … Continue reading

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