Tag Archives: pregnancy

Ruminations on Sir’s birth

Earlier this year, I finally caved to spousal pressure and started reading Robert Jordan’s epic fantasy series, The Wheel of Time.  Relatively early in the series, the main character, Rand al’Thor receives a wound that, at least as of the … Continue reading

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The big what-if

Last year, at 37 1/2 weeks pregnant, I had what would be my second-to-last prenatal appointment.  I didn’t know it then, but I would later revisit this day and the subsequent decision I made with much regret.

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2011 Year End Review — The First Half

Pregnancy, international travel, major surgery, and a new baby, all superimposed on the usual topics of biking, food, and gardening.  Here’s a look back at 2011. Already increasing my carbon footprint I mean that in a very loving and motherly … Continue reading

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Two pair no more

It seems like just yesterday that I was writing this post about my maternity wardrobe and being rather content with the simplicity of my limited options.  Nonetheless, I was looking forward to wearing some of my pre-pregnancy clothes. When I … Continue reading

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How to make a placenta smoothie

Or not.  Sorry, I couldn’t resist that title, but if you really want to know how to make a placenta smoothie, you’ll have to look elsewhere.  I opted for the much more palatable encapsulation. The Placenta — To Eat or … Continue reading

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