Art of the Belly in Ocean City, MD…. Also PIRATES!

Art of the Belly in Ocean City, MD…. Also PIRATES!

If you were wondering where my wanderings will take me this weekend, then wonder no more.  I’ll be at the most excellent Art of the Belly conference in Ocean City, Maryland!   I’ll be taking workshops; hanging out on the (probably entirely too … Continue reading

Say That to My Face: High School Skinny, Egg Donation and Car Mechanics

Say That to My Face: High School Skinny, Egg Donation and Car Mechanics

Listening to commercial radio these days is nothing but a barrage of advertisements with a tiny, tiny bit of music thrown in.  And without going into the quality of today’s pop music *raises cane and tells kids to get off her lawn* … Continue reading

How to Survive a Pregnancy Announcement- The HFM Method

How to Survive a Pregnancy Announcement- The HFM Method

Very similarly to the HFM Method of Surviving a Baby Shower, the answer is also vodka. Or rather have a friend who reads your blog, knows what you’re going through and then rely on her to present you with a … Continue reading

Even the Stars Tell Me to Wait

Even the Stars Tell Me to Wait

Cycle day 31 with no sign of Aunt Flo.  Was tempted to test again this morning  but I held off.  I wouldn’t believe the results anyway.  So instead, I’m trying to funnel my energy in other directions.  Like baking muffins at … Continue reading

End of Cycle Anxiety- The HFM Method for De-stressing

End of Cycle Anxiety- The HFM Method for De-stressing

It’s coming to a close.  Tomorrow is 28 days.  And despite my very best, most intentional efforts to avoid thinking about baby making this entire cycle, I’m thinking about tomorrow. I’m thinking about testing tomorrow.  I’m wondering if  I should … Continue reading

Self-Actualizing Like Whoa

Self-Actualizing Like Whoa

According to Wikipedia, self-actualization has a few definitions.  I like this one: ” the concept was brought most fully to prominence in Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs theory as the final level of psychological development that can be achieved when all basic and mental … Continue reading

Baby Tights

Baby Tights

  Yesterday, I went shopping for a baby shower gift for a good friend.  Her shower is this weekend.  And I was doing just fine, thankyouverymuch, until I saw— baby tights. Logically, in my head, I’ve always known that there … Continue reading