Monthly Archives: August 2010

A third of the way there–B.F. gets fat and I start having nightmares

On Friday, Josh left our little nest (which I already find myself strangely motivated to reorganize and clean in the most nit-picky of ways–not my usual m.o. but once again, Baby Fierce asserts his/her total ownership of my body and … Continue reading

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On a more serious note…

I have always imagined my life full of children–my own, my brothers’ and sisters’, my friends’. From camp counselor to classroom teacher, I find true joy in reading The Giving Tree for the hundredth time, pushing kids on the swings … Continue reading

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Baby Fierce works his/her mojo

At almost 12 weeks, Baby Fierce took it to a whole new level today with remarkably defined appendages and a more proportional head-to-heart-to-body ratio (though still pretty significant in the head department). Our little pluot’s closing in on 2 1/2 … Continue reading

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Loss of a minor super power

Despite my most fervent wishes as a little girl with a significant imagination, I never woke up one morning able to fly or walk through walls or will myself invisible or read minds. While the reality of my well-grounded and … Continue reading

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How time flies…

It seems like just yesterday that Baby Fierce was a wee little blob of brain and heart. See blob below (at week 7)–our first glimpse of the accumulation of cells that will eventually become someone real and out in the … Continue reading

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Why fruit comparisons end up making me feel slightly cannabilistic

So I did make it to and from the grocery store, though the whole experience remains pretty blurry. Josh couldn’t come with me, but did send his visiting cousin Dan as a stand-in “motivator”, i.e. the official “don’t let her … Continue reading

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25,000 neurons a minute

That is apparently what the practically tail-less (after several weeks of a distinct tail presence) little being in my belly is working on right now. Right now. As in right this very minute. Damn I feel productive. Which is good … Continue reading

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