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Back to work, mostly

So yes, back to work for about 6 weeks now. As much as I wanted to go back, as much as I missed thinking and seeing people outside my immediate family (size 3 humans 1 dog), it was weird, and … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve (Part 2)

As I was saying, it is just not possible to get through Advent and Christmas without being bombarded by pregnancy and childbirth. The good news? I nursed the baby during the church service tonight; what could be more perfect than … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve (Part 1)

It is impossible to get through Advent and Christmas without thinking about pregnancy. Which is why, in part, I cried through the little one’s first Christmas Eve service. I’m so happy he’s here, and sometimes I can’t believe he’s real–it … Continue reading

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My Weird Reaction to Miscarrying

Note: Quick reminder that this blog is mostly a record of past events; this post is about my one and only miscarriage, which ended my second pregnancy. Eleven months later, I was pregnant again. This time, I was going to … Continue reading

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Imperfect Update

So, yeah, the little guy is 3 months old now, and really, it’s much easier to live my life and get things done than it was even a couple of weeks ago. This “settled baby” thing is actually happening, albeit … Continue reading

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Still Writing

I’m not sure why, other than the insane adjustment to having a new baby in the house, I haven’t posted more since his birth. I have a bunch of drafts waiting, started while I was pregnant. This blog was never … Continue reading

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July Surprise

Well. I was just getting to a place where I could write more about this pregnancy–and I have a lot to say. As my OB said, my body remembers pregnancy as a bad thing. So of course it was hard … Continue reading

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