In my life

Where’s my meternity leave?

“You might want to look into if you can go back to work early,” my husband told me one day when I was six months pregnant. “You know, just in case.” “I’m not going to want to go back to work early,” I said, pretty indignantly. “Just look into it.” So I did. I asked… Continue Reading

To share or not to share

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how becoming a parent has changed me. It’s only been nine-and-a-half weeks, but I already see changes in myself that weren’t there 10 weeks ago. Some of those changes are in real life, but there have also been some online changes as well. It’s a weird thing being… Continue Reading

Looking ahead to 2016

Another year gone, another one just begun. Given all the excitement in 2015, it’s going to be hard to beat those highs (having a baby) and lows (Keith being hospitalized), but I’ve never been one to turn down a challenge. So bring on the goals for 2016. 1. Get in shape by running four races… Continue Reading

Looking ahead to 33

Tomorrow I turn 33. Last year on the eve of my birthday, I posted on my Facebook profile about five of the top┬ámoments from being 31. Today, I continue the tradition. This time, I’m adding a bit of a twist. While it’s great to look back, it’s sometimes even better to look forward. So, with… Continue Reading

Where does a year go?

A year ago this past Wednesday, I took a test that I thought was going to change my life. I had been feeling crappy for a week. My stomach bothered me, I was tired, I just felt off. “Maybe you’re pregnant,” my then-boss half-joked during a Starbucks run. “Impossible,” I said, but on the inside,… Continue Reading