When I found out I was pregnant with Conor I was single, young, and pretty stupid. When I told the ex-boyfriend the situation he quickly skipped town around the time I was 6 weeks along. I never heard from him again. I had to grow up and get my shit together fast, but in all honesty it wasn't that hard. As soon as I realized I was pregnant, I was attached to the little one growing inside me. I had never felt more in love with anything or anyone in my life before. When he first…Continue
One time, when I was 18ish, I went to a routine doctor's visit for something mundane, I can't remember what...let's go with ear wax build up (nothing traumatic about that right?). The visit ended with me being hooked up to a heart monitor for 24 hours to test for some kind of irregularity. Doesn't add up does it? The reason is that I had such a panic attack the doctor actually thought that my racing heart was associated with something other than my intense…Continue
I'm going to be honest here...I made a bangin ass chili yesterday. All hail the crock pot, who does my best work for me. I'm obsessed with soup, this month anyway. Last month I was obsessed with all things pumpkin (when I started making pumpkin pancakes I realized things were getting out of control). I'm still working on the perfect pumpkin soup as a magical culmination of the last couple of months. I know, my life is intense.
Anyway, back to my chili. It…
Oh. My. God. I realize that I had it ridiculously easy when I was pregnant with Conor. The only symptoms I experienced were the inability to say no to a nap or a Chalupa. Now I'm wondering how I'm going to possibly to survive the next 9 months. I mean really, how do women do it? All I want to do is curl up in a nauseous, migraine induced coma.
And who's bright idea was it to take coffee away from pregnant women?? STUPID. I've never craved a 6 pack of Mountain Dew as badly as I do…Continue