Monthly Archives: May 2012

Partner Work

The one thing that I don’t love about my pre-natal yoga class is the Partnered Exercise. You know, you’re all up in your yoga bubble, and then the teacher says, “ok! Pick a partner and find a spot by the … Continue reading

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When life hands you pointe class

Called a friend yesterday, wished him a happy birthday, got off the phone and realized: Dude, a year ago I was late to his birthday dinner because I had pointe class. Dang. That was a year ago. I mean that’s … Continue reading

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Do maternity leotards suck as much as maternity bathing-suits?

Gentle Reader, I bought The Most Hilarious bathing suit the other day, See ’cause like I joined a pool so I can get my swim on, but all my pre-pregnant bathing suits are bikinis and you know the Adult Beginner … Continue reading

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Somebody make this app already

Got this dorky pregnancy app on my phone. It’s got, like, a timeline of when to have tests and sonograms and stuff, and a weight tracker and contraction timer and a daily tip and creepy not-quite-realistic not-quite-cartoony uncanny valley illustrations … Continue reading

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Prenatal yoga: it’s not for babies

So it turns out that I really like prenatal yoga. Which is a surprise considering how I feel about yoga. I like it for good and bad reasons. The Good Reasons: Prenatal yoga, or a least the class I’m taking, … Continue reading

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Follies and stuff

Last Thursday Mr. Adult Beginner and I were way up in the balcony at the Ahmandson Theater to see Follies. I know, Gentle Reader, you’re thinking, “But why would they do that?! Musical Theater sucks!” And you’re right Gentle Reader, … Continue reading

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saying Laterz to Smirnoff

Ok so back in early April, it was time to return after my two-week invasive medical test recovery break to take one last ballet class and break the news to Smirnoff. Which I knew was gonna be rough. But whatevs! … Continue reading

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Smirnoff’s advice on selecting a doctor

This is just a teaser while I write out the godawful experience that was telling Smirnoff that I’m taking some time off from ballet as per my doctor’s recommendation. Yeah, I told him “doctor” not “midwife”. He is old-school. Not … Continue reading

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A Canadian (Beginner) Ballerina in Paris, by @zeelogan

Bonjour Gentle Reader! Un guest post lé magnifique por vu! Oohlala! A Canadian (Beginner) Ballerina in Paris By @zeelogan Two months prior to my French spring vacation I realized I booked my ticket on the opening night of my local … Continue reading

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