Weekly countdown

Reaching the end of the second trimester is a remarkably emotional experience.  It is not unlike teetering on the lip of your first high dive or gaping at the world from a ledge of a great canyon.  I am ELATED to →MORE...

Apr 14, 2009
As it turns out, twenty-seven weeks feels exactly the same as twenty-six weeks.  EXACTLY THE SAME. © 2009 Helios Media, Inc.  Please click here to see this image on Flickr. My belly button is still hemming and hawing and trying to →MORE...

The human body is weird.  And the pregnant human body is beyond weird.  Milk leaks out of my breasts.  Everybody in the world aggravates me.  The baby wakes me up at night.  I must pee more than anyone else in the →MORE...

As of today, or maybe yesterday, or possibly sometime tomorrow, I have survived twenty-five weeks of pregnancy.  There should be a badge of honor, some sort of gold medal that reads “HEY NOW, I CAN NO LONGER TIE MY SHOES, SO →MORE...

Mar 25, 2009
It absolutely astounds me that I am only a month from the end of the second trimester.  Time flies when you’re incubating.  How is that possible, exactly?  Wasn’t it just yesterday that I told my husband he was going to be →MORE...