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Not skinny

Having a postpartum body is weird, even 8 months later. And it’s even harder to explain. Towards the end of pregnancy, when my belly was huge, and my breasts were engorged, and I had crazy pressure on my hips, I started to feel like my body wasn’t even mine anymore. I had all these aches…

10 Annoying Things My Husband Says I Do

Here’s a list of behaviors of mine about which my husband has recently complained. He was getting so complainy that I started making this list, and I may have used it as evidence of his bad attitude to begin a healthy discussion (see points 5 & 7). For the record, I think I am a…

I am Lucky (I Don’t Want To Go Back To Work)

I’m crying as I type this because I quit my job today so I can stay home with my 5 month old. I’m crying, but really… yaaaaaayyyyy!!! The moment my little chubba wubba emerged from the womb I was blessed with some other-worldly, divine knowledge in an instant. First, I knew beyond any doubt that…

Ode to A Mini Fridge

Oh! Mini fridge in my room, you hum so loud and occasionally boom. You wake me up, it scares me so; or, I forget you’re there and stub my toe. Yet, you are the one to protect the milk; storing, preserving – of the ice box ilk. So you stay sputtering, and taking up space,…