Today, a lady actually tried to take measurements of me for a bridesmaid dress. I laughed very hard at this, as they don’t make measuring tape that covers the circumference of my belly anymore. I told the woman to order my pre-maternity size, threw some money at her, and walked out of the wedding store … More The Reader’s Schema: Baby Weight
Yesterday marked my official return to teaching! Though I have taught while pregnant back in April/May (where there were some dangerous episodes of dashing out to puke and fainting in the teachers’ bathroom), this was the first time it’s been… well… obvious that I am expecting. I wasn’t so nervous about what the students would … More Bump Goes to School
At this point, I am not sure if I am having a baby or just turning into one. It is almost 11:30. I am in bed. I awoke around 9, got up, cleaned things, signed up for some teaching positions, and ate a bowl of cereal. Exhaustion ensued. Third trimester is always a time of … More We Are Never Ever Getting Out of Bed. Like, Ever.
I like to tease my mom about the day my younger brother got his driver’s license. We sent him into town with the simple task of picking up a pizza. My mom watched him climb into the car and pull out of the driveway. She then walked over to our cupboard, lines in her face … More Confessions of a Wannabe Spaz
Before you get too excited, I am not going to write about a puppy. The cold nose I speak of happens to be my own. Our apartment is a piece of prime real estate in the basement of a large brick building, next to the washer and dryer complex. Upon walking in, I always get … More Home & The Cold Nose