• Parenting Pregnancy

    Sex After Baby: Hurts So Good

    October 16, 2017

    Remember when I wrote about Noah’s birth story and there was a blood explosion before he showed up? Well, there was a cyst up in my vagina. It had been up there since Joe was born.…

  • Pregnancy

    The Thunder Down Under

    July 6, 2017

    Do you remember when you were really young and your body did things like flip flops and backbends? Well, I did a backbend last week to show Joe that his mom was hip and pretty much…

  • Parenting Pregnancy

    The Love That Is Just Too Much

    June 22, 2017

    To be quite honest, the first night in the hospital with Joseph was awkward. I made Pat go home and sleep for awhile because truthfully I was worried about our dogs and that I was already…

  • Parenting Pregnancy

    Naked and Afraid

    May 21, 2017

    We have hit a steady stream of predictable with Joseph and I have to say I never thought I would see the day. He is happy more often than not, can tell me what hurts in…

  • Pregnancy

    Baby Clothes Are Stupid

    May 4, 2017

    Don’t get me wrong. I love, love me some cute baby clothes. I could spend all my money on them if I had all the dinero in the kingdom. I don’t. But, this is not about how…

  • Pregnancy

    Hot Sauce In My Hospital Bag, Swag

    April 20, 2017

    I suppose I can thank Beyoncé for the hot sauce idea and for most brilliant ideas. What better item for inducing labor than adding a little Frank’s Red Hot to your hospital bag to start the…

  • Pregnancy

    How To Give Birth Out Of Your Butthole

    April 6, 2017

    I may never write a better title. God, it makes me happy. This experience did not. Taking your very first shit after giving birth is a horrifying experience; extremely comparable to labor. It is one I…

  • Pregnancy

    A Birth Story

    March 30, 2017

    When I went in for my 40 week appointment, little did I know it would be my last. I had ZERO signs of early labor. Nothing fell out of my vagina, not a mucus plug, not…

  • Pregnancy

    Just A Freak In Heat

    January 12, 2017

    Meltdowns did not use to frequent my house. I am not one to freak out over all that much. I plan like a maniac so that my life is compartmentalized and predictable. My planner and I…