Posts Tagged: high risk pregnancy

On Babies Ruining Bodies

2Jan2014 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

As the new year has arrived, everyone’s thoughts are turning (as they usually do) to fitness and dieting and exercise. I’m beginning to lose count of the number of people I’ve seen sharing this post on Facebook, about how having a baby means that you’ll never have your pre-baby body back again. It’s a sweet… Read more »

My New Do

27Feb2010 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Oh, it’s been ages since I had a real haircut! The high-risk pregnancy, the husband’s unpaid furlough days at work, the adjustment to new motherhood again—all of it combined has meant that it’s been over a year since I had a real hair cut and coloring. I am not by any means a trained cosmetologist,… Read more »

Don’t Think of Pink Elephants

27Oct2009 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I’m playing mind games with myself to keep from scratching. But every time someone says, “Stop scratching!” when they catch me sneaking a little relief, it just makes it worse. It’s really helpful when Donnie says “Just don’t think about it…” as if it really is that easy to shut off a maddening desire to… Read more »


17Oct2009 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I have the best reason ever for neglecting my website for so many days. Meet Jonah Cade… My third son was born on Tuesday, September 29th, after a rather sudden decision by my OB to schedule the surgery that day. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long. I have had a… Read more »

I’m still around

22Sep2009 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

And ROUND…Rounder than ever. Feeling big as a barn. About to pop. You name it: pick your favorite euphemism for being extremely pregnant and I’m feeling it. Please forgive the dearth of posts between columns lately. With every extra ounce of water I retain, my sense of humor drops accordingly and I know you guys… Read more »