Tag: pregnancy

Big Bird

“You’re huge!” I exclaimed admiringly, gesturing towards her burgeoning belly with widened eyes and a gaping grin to match.  I hadn’t seen her in a while, and she had just approached me and another work friend as we’d been casually catching up. Before our pregnant coworker had a chance to react, the other friend, who […]

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Call Me Crankin’stein

344.  That’s the number of questions my four-year-old daughter, Alice, asked in a single day late in July. And 276 is the number of times my son, Rowen, completely botched his pronunciation of motorcycle the following day, opting instead for the three-syllable, made-up noun, my-kyko.   (Not that I can blame him.  He’s two). Where did […]

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Maybe I Cheated on You with Josh Duggar

Posted by Dexi My finger slid across the glassy surface of my telephone. Like kung-fu, it stopped on the Gmail app icon and clicked. A brand new email from MyChart. Yay! I get my jollies from checking my lab results during pregnancies, so this would be my excitement for the day. My anxious fingers slapped […]

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Going Rogue

Posted by Dexi I woke-up on Saturday morning with a bit of cramping and grabbed my phone to check the time. 5:02 AM. “Too early to wake-up,” I thought. I rolled to my other side, methodically and slowly, as to not make it feel like I was going to swing my still amniotic-shacked-up baby into […]

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