Baby’s First Visit

The day has arrived.
I awoke on October 18, 2011, eager to see my mother, who decided to fly up for my first doctor’s appointment.

The Nausea Has Arrived

Whoever invented morning sickness is a real asshole.
There’s nothing like getting up at 5:00a.m. to go train a client when you can’t even stomach breakfast. Those who know me know that eating is my life.

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Pregnancy

Today, I awoke bright and early at 6:00a.m. Due to the pouring rain, my clients were cancelled, but I immediately jumped on work, made my buckwheat blender pancakes, and began a steady stream of typing.

Things I Did Not Expect

This Is How Babies Get Made…
Things I Did Not Expect:
1. Even in these early stages, that I would cry every five minutes (because I never cry – just ask my husband). For no reason, I will start bawling.

I’m What??

I stare at the small plus sign on the cheap pregnancy test. Up to this point in my life, a + sign has either meant the addition of numbers or some kind of biblical reference.

Life is But a Dream

Life Is But A Dream

Once upon a time, I stood in a boxing ring. I wore leather gloves flecked with red. I threw jabs and overhand lefts and body shots into the soft bellies of men.