Jackpot! I won the pregnancy lottery!

mjaxmy1hy2qxywrkztg2mgvhmda0 Last night was not a good night.  It would be easy to blame this on my ever-growing belly and the discomfort that naturally comes with it, but my fitful sleep and subsequent move to the living room couch can only be blamed on some poor choices I made earlier in the evening, namely pizza and Coke.  I knew the combination of caffeine and heartburn would haunt me as soon as I got horizontal, but I was weak, as I typically am in the face of carbs and refined sugar. And now I feel like there is sand in my eyes and a piano tied to my waist and I have no one to blame but myself. Sitting in the dark with a very awake brain and a burning esophagus, I got to reflecting on my pregnancy. Continue reading

And another blog is born!

I read somewhere recently that blogging is dying off – that people are opting for other forms of social media to get their daily fix of whatever it is that they want to know more about.  Well that just figures. I’m always late to the party! Just as I finally get around to starting my own blog – an idea I’ve toyed with and dismissed repeatedly for several years for several reasons – the blogging universe is getting ready to pack it in and call it a day?  Continue reading