Composed on 3/1/17 Now that I’m full term, this baby could come any minute! We’re excited and ready and counting down the hours until the unspecified date and time that Freia decides to join us. Meanwhile, here’s what’s going on with me.
Thirty-Three weeks in. Less than a month until I hit “full term” and she’s welcome to make her appearance anytime. wow wow wow. Yesterday I/we marched with over twenty thousand other Houstonians in the local edition of the Womens March on Washington. It was an amazing and empowering experience and I can only… Continue reading Thirty-Three Weeks
Well, we got married! It was chaotic and beautiful and memorable, one of those unique emotions-turned-to-11 kind of days. This post is focused on overall concepts and ceremony, stay tuned for a detailed project list and some delicious bar recipes. The What We wanted our wedding to be small and DIY because we wanted it to be unapologetically… Continue reading The WEDDING
Finding out you’re going to have a child is simultaneously unbelievable joyful and really inconvenient. Fortunately for everyone involved, the joys far outweigh the inconveniences (we’ll see where I stand on that statement in a decade or two). The first inconvenience hurdle we hit was that my bar cart immediately shifted from a regular evening staple… Continue reading Shrubs: A Beacon of Light in the World of Boozeless Liquids for Your Pregnant Lady
Today is the first day of my third trimester. Our Wee Babe is as active as ever, busily dancing the conga behind my belly button mostly in the early mornings and late evenings when I’m in bed with her papa discussing whatever it is couples discuss before going to sleep. Aaron’s working on building up… Continue reading 28 Weeks Later
At first Aaron and I said that we would wait for the birth to find out the sex of our impending offspring. The outcome either way didn’t matter much to us, the thought of the surprise was a bit thrilling, and we’d likely avoid overly-gendered clothes and toys, at least for a while. But… Continue reading Sex* Reveal !
It’s still slowly sinking in that in there’s a tiny us slowly growing its way into existence. I think I’ve wrapped my head around it a lot more quickly than expected. We’ll have this conversation again when the baby actually comes around, at which point it will be apparent that I did not understand the concept at… Continue reading A Big Adventure Ahead …or How We Found Out We’re Pregnant