Pregnancy Category Archives

I Have Three Hearts: On Beyonce

Beyonce is a woman who works. She’s an incredible singer. She’s got that amazing body, clearly earned by plenty of gym time and green juices. She’s a fashion icon. She’s got a relatively successful marriage, and enough personal clout to …

Bonfire of the Pregnancies

Ladies, if you want to look like a million bucks, I have one simple suggestion for you: get pregnant. Oh, sure, the first few weeks aren’t glamorous. Maybe you’ll spend your time throwing up, which is murder for face puffiness …

Getting My Body Back

Before I got pregnant, I was in the best shape of my life. I lifted weights twice a week, I rode my bike everywhere, and I ate a Paleo-ish diet (you can take my Greek yogurt and Coke Zeros from …

Pregnancy in Three Parts

I have now been pregnant for 39 weeks and three days, or, if you’re measuring on emotional time, since the Reagan administration. I’ve learned some things in the last 39 weeks. I’ve learned that, if I cry hard enough, I …

Pregnancy, In Lists

  A partial list of cravings so far: tortellini with pesto banana smoothies green smoothies dim sum-style turnip cakes pad Thai toast more toast seriously, an embarrassing amount of toast kefir samosas peanut sauce macaroni and cheese pudding cups soft …

The Big News: Pregnancy Q&A

The big news around our house this summer is that M knocked me up (respectfully, lovingly), and come January 2016, our family band is getting a new tambourine player. I’m now halfway through my very first gold-plated pregnancy, which means …