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Pregnancy Weirdness II

A little over four years ago, I wrote about some of the odder things I’d experienced with pregnancy, many of which I hadn’t seen in other “weird pregnant things” articles. Since I’m back where I was around that time (though … Continue reading

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My Head Feels Pregnant

Having a three year-old is demanding. Being 28 weeks pregnant is tiring. Writing for a living is hard work. Throw a head cold in there, and you’ve got a Katie who wants hot whiskey and a day in bed more … Continue reading

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Stuff Stuff, Baby

Blog posts – what are those? I really have been neglectful, and I’m sure it bothers me more than it does you. Here are my excuses: Belated 1oth anniversary celebration, birthday dinners, prepping for preschool, out-of-town family gathering, out-of-town training … Continue reading

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Summer, One Year Later

One year ago tomorrow was my last day of freedom. Well, kind of. More specifically, July 10, 2011, was the last time I hung out with a friend and drank indulgent quantities of wine by large bodies of water without … Continue reading

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Winding Down Freelance…

There are lots of nice things about working as a freelance writer, one of them being that when you have to, you can put real life first without feeling like it’s inconveniencing your co-workers. I’ve been fortunate for this through … Continue reading

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10 Days Early

I saw my mom last night, and the first thing she said to me was that if our baby comes as early as I did, she’ll be born tomorrow. O.M.G. Granted, we technically have two due dates – March 15 … Continue reading

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First Baby Shower!

Alright, I promise not to ramble about every baby shower we have, but I would like to use this occasion to announce the official opening of the Miss. M. Countdown. We’re now at 34 weeks, and the shower season has … Continue reading

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Preggo Pics

Yes, we’re doing pregnant pictures. My husband decided early on that we’d do the belly shot weekly. We’ve held to that pretty well, though often it’s every other week. I anticipate quite a fun animation of my growth by the … Continue reading

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What’s a VOC, and Why is it Evil?

No, this is not about the Dutch East India Company (“Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie”). It’s about chemicals. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) have been on my mind a bit lately as we’re in the process of painting and decorating the nursery. Things … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Hello 2012! I am truly hoping for a more predictable year than 2011, which was 12 months of emotional roller coasters, major life changes and new territory. It was my first full year of being in my 30s. We also … Continue reading

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