Tag Archives: pregnancy

Saturday 24 May 2014

May is a time of reminiscence for me, again. Two years ago, I was in the final days of preparing my PhD thesis. Last year, I was in the thick of first trimester pregnancy symptoms, wanting to sleep 16 hours … Continue reading

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Sunday spam: muesli bars and gummy snakes

Muesli bars and gummy snakes are what I ate at about 7am before my recent 9am childbirth… thus thematically appropriate for this small collection of links, some of which I’ve had sitting around for a while. Using WOC in the … Continue reading

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Tuesday 14 January 2014

I spent the first week of the year, of course, being pregnant and grouchy. Not coincidentally, V spent it being grouchy and clingy. We did have (at least) one lovely moment. On the Tuesday before V himself was born, Andrew … Continue reading

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Newborn

Quick announcement: after a long wait and a short labour, my daughter was born at Westmead Hospital at 9am this morning. We are well and home already. If you are the visiting-us type, we’d welcome visits, probably more from Sunday … Continue reading

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Wednesday 1 January 2014

Reading reflections and resolutions posts is odd when I’m still pregnant. It probably would be even if the baby had been born. I don’t really have to make 2014 happen, or feel that I do. 2014 will largely happen to … Continue reading

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Thursday 26 December 2013

I’m still pregnant, now past the due date, which is actually more of a reasonable guess at the median than some kind of expiry date. Having had V forcibly evicted (at eleven days overdue, which would be New Years Day … Continue reading

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Sunday 1 December 2013

Notes to self! While it’s unlikely that I will be pregnant again, and there are very good reasons why I decided to keep working until nearly 38 weeks this time (I’m finishing Thursday), next time I am stopping work no … Continue reading

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August

I see from our calendar that August was the month of voluntary sleeplessness for Andrew, that is, an English Ashes tour was going on. They’ve moved the schedule around so that this summer there’s another one in Australia, started already. … Continue reading

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Sunday 17 November 2013

I bet you thought you’d never see me write about the present day again! But if I get too far behind, I will have absolutely no documented memories of this pregnancy whatsoever. From last time, I have a bunch of … Continue reading

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USA, early June

I wasn’t looking forward to the trip to the US in early June, correctly anticipating that the flight would be unpleasant and the jetlag a catastrophe, albeit both better than taking V as far as Honolulu with me as in … Continue reading

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