It’s the Five Week Countdoooown!!

Unless I go late *crosses fingers and looks pleadingly towards heaven* Things I can no longer do: Bend over (but squatting is good practice for labor, right?) go up or down a flight of stairs without feeling incredibly out of control and off balance (I was a consistent stair tripper BEFORE I was 8 months... Continue Reading →

Open and Honest

One area in my life that I've been pushing myself to improve is my total lack of social skills. I am an introvert almost to the extreme, and often find myself content with no other company than my few closest friends. Building new relationships is excessively difficult for me. I think one of the reasons... Continue Reading →

Ordinary Moments

Our four year wedding anniversary was back in December. Now it's June, almost half a year away from the date, and Timothy and I were driving out to Lancaster, PA. We opted not to celebrate our anniversary in December, due to my inability to spend more than 30 minutes sitting upright. We tried again to... Continue Reading →

Book Review: “Homegoing” by Yaa Gyasi

My "Readings in Global Literature" class was not at all what I expected it to be. The literature chosen for class focused mostly on the transatlantic slave trade. There is nothing wrong with this at all, and I learned so much, but when I read the course description I thought we would be reading novels from... Continue Reading →

Halfway There

Tah-Dah! We are twenty weeks people (twenty-one by the time this posts), and therefore halfway through this thing called pregnancy! My morning sickness is almost completely gone! I'm finally starting to gain weight. I stuff my face with spinach, eggs, and avocados. I still have an aversion to butter (most dairy actually), toast, and white flour tortillas.... Continue Reading →

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