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Elementary

March 20, 2014 Elementary “Elementary my dear Watson,” is a well-known phrase. However, the line never actually appear in any of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s books. The phrase was first uttered in P.G. Wodehouse’s PSmith Journalist in 1915. The phrase … Continue reading

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Surviving Bed Rest

 Bed Rest I went for a third trimester ultrasound and found the ultrasound tech concerned. She had me see the on-call doctor. My cervix was short and dilated slightly. This all signaled impending labor. I  was only 31 weeks along … Continue reading

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Notes From The Underbelly

Notes From The Underbelly             Notes from the Underbelly was a new show on ABC that season.  The show is centered on the experience of a couple of expectant Mom’s. The title was a play on Dostoyevsky’s Notes from the Underground, … Continue reading

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Baby

Baby I waited restlessly for Jason to arrive.  It didn’t take long, but it felt like forever.  I was seated next to a woman who had apparently just started having contractions and not in that much pain just yet.  She … Continue reading

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Tales From The Stork

Tucked away, at the edge of town, was our apartment complex.  Apartment buildings clustered around five small lakes.  Ducks and geese lived at the lakes.  The ducks minded their own business and ran as soon as they saw you.  The … Continue reading

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Misconceptions

Misconception My husband and I had been trying to have a baby for nearly two years before we finally conceived.  It was incredibly frustrating to have spent approximately ten years on birth control trying to avoid pregnancy and then suddenly … Continue reading

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On Being Bi-Polar

On Being Bi-Polar The diagnosis was quite casual, but it has saved me a lot of frustration in the long run I am sure.  I’d been to see several counselors and psychiatrists since 1988, but none of them really understood … Continue reading

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