What I should do right now is get dressed, call up some people and go down to Saturday Market. What I think will probably happen instead is I will continue to sit here in my bathrobe, eating ice cream and playing with my new computer.
call her green, for the children who’ve made her
Archive for July, 2010
Things I am looking forward to doing once I am no longer pregnant: -Flopping down on the bed. Or on a chair. Or generally making any kind of sudden, unsupported movement. -Wearing clothes with non-stretchy waistbands. -Breathing without pain or difficulty. -Having a glass of Scotch, neat. -Hopefully, being able to hear again. (My doctor [...]
We had a doctor’s appointment last night (they’re every two weeks now) and I am very pleased to report that I have started gaining weight again, so I think this ‘relaxing’ thing might actually be working. The baby has also been head-down at the last two appointments, and the doctor thinks it extremely unlikely that [...]
I am hereby taking today off from life.
I finally figured out at childbirth class last night something that’s been bothering me about the way a lot of people talk about pregnancy. It has to do with the idea of support. The instructor was talking about it a lot, about how important it was for dads to be supporting moms through labor, and [...]
Google Reader is now presenting me the news in French. Not all the news, mind you, but about half of the Google News feed now comes in in French. I’m not really sure why or how this happened, although appropriately enough it did start happening on Bastille Day. My reading comprehension is still good enough [...]
I’ve been having all kinds of nightmares lately involving my horrible death, usually by stabbing or being hit by a car. I understand that this is probably just my unconscious’s way of dealing with all of my baby-related anxiety, but I wish it would find a different way to cope. I need my sleep.
We went to our first childbirth class up at the hospital the other night. I was pleasantly surprised by the instructor, because I expected somebody employed by the hospital to want to talk about pain medications and all kinds of fancy medical things, and she said we’ll talk about medication options eventually, but her focus [...]
In the continuing saga of Colton Harris-Moore, his mother’s attitude continues to be the high point of an already colorful story: “Colt is not to be flying a single engine-plane,” she insisted, saying she was worried about engine failure. “When I heard that, that just upset me. The rules are, he carries a parachute with [...]
It’s supposed to be 97 degrees on Thursday. I think I’m going to cry.