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Having a Baby

6am.  Repetitive pain.  I am dozing in and out sleep, vaguely thinking that I should get up, but still wrapped in a cocoon of warmth. A little head comes bopping into our room at 7am.  “Hey Mom!!” A stuffed animal … Continue reading

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Trial Run

I’m sitting here, eating spoonfuls of sweetened condensed milk and feeling slightly depressed.  I’m waiting for my magic bars to come out of the oven.  A dose of sugary gooeyness will make me feel better, of course. I spent two … Continue reading

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The Great Outdoors

I recently went to my 6 month pregnancy appointment, and asked the doctor a few questions.  1.  Can I continue running?  2.  Is it okay to spray weed killer on my grass?  I’ve been doing both. He told me to wrap … Continue reading

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Keeping a Secret: Revealing

Click for Part 1 and Part 2.  This is the final Part 3. While I had high hopes of keeping my pregnancy a secret for months on end, it only lasted one week.  I am terrible at keeping secrets from my … Continue reading

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Keeping a Secret: Sharing

Click for Part 1.  This is Part 2. Week 1 of me-being-pregnant-without-the-husband-knowing commenced.  Our “non-disclosure pregnancy pact” included two rules: Don’t tell him that I’m pregnant. I can tell anyone else that I’m pregnant. I took a pregnancy test, which immediately … Continue reading

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Keeping a Secret: Discovery

News:  I’m pregnant.  Baby #2.  Caveat:  My husband has specifically requested that he not be informed.  How, you may ask, does something like this go down? Let me tell you a little bit about my husband.  Like most people, Zach likes being … Continue reading

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