Category Archives: Married Life


The baby is a boy. (This will come as no surprise to you if you follow me on Instagram, where I also post fairly regular photos of my ever-growing midsection. It’s not pretty. But you’re welcome to join me if … Continue reading

Posted in Married Life, mediocrity, oh brother what next, Poor Kyle, pregnancy, what a nightmare, woe is me | Tagged | 7 Comments

Pregnancy Update: Week 17

Back when I announced I was pregnant I sort of expected that people would be annoyed by pregnancy update posts. I didn’t plan on writing too many of them for fear of alienating what few readers I had left (after … Continue reading

Posted in change, family, I hate change, Married Life, pregnancy, woe is me | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Every Pity Needs a Party

In my prenatal class the other night (yes I’m taking prenatal yoga, it’s my childhood yuppie dream come true), while chatting with my fellow pregnant classmates before class started, the topic of registering (i.e. for baby gifts) came up. Classmate: … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, change, do what I say, It's All Good, Married Life, mediocrity, mondays suck, pregnancy | Tagged , , | 14 Comments

What I’m Eating During My Pregnancy

This post could really be summed up in two words: ramen noodles. But what’s the point of a two-word post? Why use two when 500 will also do… I grew up loving ramen noodles, and though it’s been easily 5 … Continue reading

Posted in change, cooking, failures, I hate change, It's All Good, kitchen failures, Married Life, pregnancy | Tagged , , | 14 Comments

Pregnancy Myths and Disappointments

Our baby is due August 3rd. Yet anybody who has been my friend (real friend, e-friend, or otherwise) for any period of time will recall that I hate August. The irony of this situation abounds. Poor Kyle, in his wonderfully … Continue reading

Posted in change, It's All Good, Married Life, pregnancy, woe is me | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Well I’m Pregnant

Well I’m pregnant. The day I found out I was pregnant was a day like any other, minus the normalcy and plus the nervous breakdown. I left work early that day thinking I was coming down with the flu. I … Continue reading

Posted in change, I hate change, Married Life, pregnancy | Tagged , , | 12 Comments


It’s the night before my 26th birthday. Twenty six years ago tonight my mother was laying in bed wondering when I’d be born. Was she nervous? Was she scared? Exhausted? Worried? Anxious? Excited? I think I know how I would feel … Continue reading

Posted in introspection, kid stuffs, Married Life, self-actualisation, woe is me | Tagged | 4 Comments