Tag Archives: pregnancy

Adult Beginner is cleared for take-off

Had my six-week post-baby appointment the other day- And, just gotta give another shout to midwife care here: I figured I’d give birth and they’d be like High-five! Laterz! but no, Gentle Reader, they kept seeing me and baby and … Continue reading

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Sometimes you need a pep talk from identical twin strangers.

Ok, so I’m standing at the trailhead at my new favorite place to go walking- Coldwater Canyon Park- just drinking water and thinking about which trail to take next, and I hear, “Hey! Hey! How far along are you!” And … Continue reading

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Pregnant stuff, and Time, and a cat picture.

This week the Adult Beginner is 37 weeks pregnant out of the industry standard 40. Dudes, this is technically full-term. Which means I could Go Off at any moment! I’m like a ticking time-bomb of baby. Gives me a very … Continue reading

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Maxin’ and relaxin

So, back in the spring I was reading about how one of the things that happens during pregnancy is: your ligaments relax. Because of a hormone with the totally hilarious name of Relaxin. As in, “Yo homes, what up?” “Oh … 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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Putting ballet in the corner

Had an appointment with the midwives back in March, This was the appointment where they ask a million questions about family history and health, like: Do you smoke? ew, never Do you drink?before I got pregnant, yeah, but not since … Continue reading

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Adult Beginner, where have you been?

Gentle Reader, you may have noticed that I’ve been away from the blog lately, and I’m not going to apologize because suck it that’s why, But if you’re interested, here’s what I’ve been up to: December Started taking pre-natal vitamins … Continue reading

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