Category Archives: woman

Contract-y

So yeah.  Still pregnant.  Probably will be for a while longer, though you never know.  I’ve been getting tired again and we’re starting to slipping back into Very Easy Dinner territory.  (Though not takeout, yet.  At least, not most of … Continue reading

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Momentous

See that?  In the back?  That, dear friends, is a ponytail. We discovered this morning that Beauty’s hair is finally long enough for a ponytail, much to Hero’s delight.  (I’ll admit part of me liked having an excuse for her … Continue reading

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Pendants

I’m kind of braindead these days. Pregnancy does that. If it’s not the hormones, it’s the tiredness, and if I manage to avoid those two my body decides I haven’t been hydrating enough and I have to sit and drink … Continue reading

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Little Face

The other day Beauty climbed onto my bed in the morning after she’d eaten her peanut butter.  (She’s *supposed* to eat her peanut butter and then play quietly for a while to let me sleep longer.  Nowadays she pretty much … Continue reading

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Tattooed

No, I don’t have a tattoo.  It’s unlikely that I’ll ever get one; my father always impressed on us that it was one of the worst mistakes he ever made.  Admittedly he did it as a last act of rebellion … Continue reading

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The Yogurt Conundrum

Beauty is currently crouching on her dining room chair, clutching a fork and moaning “oh noooooo” over and over.  She has been for some time.  Nearly twenty minutes so far. I am unclear as to the point of this particular … Continue reading

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Fourteen

I am fourteen weeks along, and officially thoroughly into the second trimester.  I should be getting my energy back, and the nausea should go away and my appetite return, and overall I should be glowing and loving life. Right. Yeah, … Continue reading

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Awkward

My 14-year-old sister IM’d me the other night: what do you do if you like a guy and he tells you he likes you? Turns out she and a friend were discussing this difficulty, as the event may occur for … Continue reading

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Explain To Me Again…

…why I shouldn’t just go throw up …why I can’t eat Nutella straight out of the jar …why laundry needs to exist …why I can’t plop Beauty in front of the TV all day …why my head hurts …why I … Continue reading

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Tomato

Life would be much easier right now if I just had a stomach bug.  If I was sick, throwing up would accomplish something and I could go throw up whenever I felt like it and be better in a day … Continue reading

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