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So about all this baby stuff… send help.

Last week I called my insurance to tell them I was pregnant and try to figure out how much birthing a baby costs. It went like this: Me: Hi- I’m pregnant. Insurance lady: Congratulations! AWKWARD SILENCE, during which I start … Continue reading

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The home that taught us.

We only ever thought we would be there for a year– two at the most. It was the spring of 2012 and it had been a stressful couple months of apartment hunting, moaning over the utter expense of everything in … Continue reading

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Life Hacks: That exercise thing.

I do not like working out. But I hate not working out. On days when I don’t go running, don’t do a lot of walking, don’t get moving, I feel antsy, irritated, and generally unpleasant. I hate going to the … Continue reading

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21 weeks.

Oh you know, just popping in with some bump photos in the snow that I took in the 4 minutes that I wasn’t wearing leggings and a shapeless sweater all weekend. Because as I told James: “I need you to … Continue reading

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Life Hacks: Getting dressed.

Getting dressed is a process these days. My clothes are in about six different locations around our apartment, and after finding a box of clothes, I then begin the Russian roulette of “what fits today,” a game that has more … Continue reading

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Scenes from the snowstorm.

On Friday, we moved, racing against the blizzard. DC freaks out about snow on a regular basis, and usually it ends up being a major letdown. An inch or two that, while less than impressive, manages to cripple this city … Continue reading

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Life Hacks: The Notecard System

After a crazy interlude of packing, purging, and more packing before we move on Friday, I’m back with more life hacks. My first semester of college, I remember a very distinct breakdown. One of those I-have-so-much-to-do-and-no-one-understands-or-has-ever-been-as-stressed things, coupled with a … Continue reading

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