This morning I awoke with gumption in my soul and thought “Ali, despite pregnancy fatigue, today you are gonna get shit done.” After an hour of playing Zelda and another hour of the Drew Carey Show while simultaneously writing down my shopping list ( add an extra 30 minutes), I was ready to leave the… Continue reading Just PEEchy
I’ve always been a pretty tough cookie, but there’s some stuff that happens in pregnancy that even makes me say “uhhhh, that’s not good.” This past weekend, I was working at a street festival/crafts show drawing caricatures with my friend Tim. I’m used to Pennsylvania weather and since it’s not the dead heat of summer… Continue reading Gettin’ Swoll
I’m already a pretty picky person when it comes to clothes. I’m old and I like what I like. The bigger my belly has gotten and the bigger I have gotten, the more my favorite Go-To clothes no longer fit. Shopping was no better. I HATE the style of Maternity clothes and miss my jeans… Continue reading Pregnancy Fashion
It’s the week before finals, Senior year. I walk from class to class, taking notes and preparing myself to pass so I can finally leave. As the day wears on, haziness sets in and it becomes harder to remember which class I have next. Is it “A” cycle or “B” cycle? Shouldn’t I have gone… Continue reading Dream Journal #1
We didn’t tell anyone I was pregnant until after the New Year, aka after the first ultrasound gave the all clear. I was really hoping it could be a Christmas reveal for our families because that would seriously get me off the hook for gift giving and also because all of the family is together… Continue reading Is this for Me?
My birthday is in 3 days. Like most women my age, if you had asked me at 24 if I was gonna have kids I probably would have said, “have you seen kids? I like my independence too much to sacrifice it for one of those,” and then under my breath added, “tiny little sociopaths.”… Continue reading 30 and Pregnant