Tag Archives: Pregnancy

Pregnant Pause

 Pregnant Pause  The second trimester was better in many ways, but it was not without its own set of problems.  As I started to feel better physically, financially things were beginning to deteriorate.  I had been teaching English at a … Continue reading

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Maternity Clothes

Maternity Clothes             Dropping three hundred dollars on three items of maternity wear was simply not an option.  Dropping thirty dollars on three items of maternity wear was not an option either.  I knew that I would wear these outfits … Continue reading

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Early Pregnancy

Early Pregnancy Early pregnancy was not a joy.  I tried hard to be thankful for finally being able to have a baby of my own, but some days it was down right impossible. One of the signs no one warned … 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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Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Mark-Paul Gosselaar August 10, 1990 I had a dream about Mark-Paul Gosselaar.  He was the star of the hit teen show Saved by the Bell, which I watched on Saturday mornings.  Though I liked him and thought he was cute, … Continue reading

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The Myth of Monogamy

The Myth of Monogamy The Myth of Monogamy: Fidelity and Infidelity in Animals and People David Barish and Judith Eve Lipton came out in 2001.  Margaret Mead said that monogamy is the hardest of human marital arrangements. It is also … Continue reading

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Aimless Ambition in The Red and The Black

Aimless Ambition in The Red and The Black Cari Gilkison, French Literature 1996 Julien wants to get away from the lower class that he despises.  He is driven by ambition to rise above his place in life.  What Julien doesn’t … Continue reading

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New England Trip

May 28, 2007 New England Trip We got up around 9:30am, ate and got ready to go.  We drove from 11am until 8pm.  We took so long due to the horrible traffic in New York and Connecticut.  It was bumper … Continue reading

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Blowing Rock

July 9, 2003 Blowing Rock Tranquility is the symbol on this diary.  Happiness was the symbol of the last, which led me to ponder the difference between the two.  Happiness is defined by the presence of joy and lack of … Continue reading

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