Monthly Archives: April 2011

Making dirt

“Composting nourishes the land that feeds us.” This is one of the components of Alice Waters’ Green Kitchen Manifesto, which is found in one of my favorite cookbooks: In the Green Kitchen.  Being ‘green’ has always been important to us, … Continue reading

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Eating for two

We like to eat.  It has to be real food and it has to be good.  So, we’re very selective about restaurants and we do a lot of cooking.  Now that I am eating as much as I do, we’re … Continue reading

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Slow growing

I gained a whopping 3 lbs sometime between March 27th and April 2nd.  Since then, my weight has stayed the same, but I am sure my belly has grown.  Here are some photos from today, right before we went to … Continue reading

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Protected: Having a baby…like getting a tattoo on your face?

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Waking and walking

Now that I am pregnant, exercise is not just a good idea for me, it is great for our baby, too.  And, I’m training to make sure I stay in good shape to deliver our baby.  Don’t worry, I’m not … Continue reading

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Misperceptions

Most people have been supportive of our plan for homebirth and we appreciate all of the support we are getting.  As I’m sure you can imagine, we still get some interesting responses and reactions to the news that we are … Continue reading

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See bump in workout clothes

Aaron thought we needed a photo of me in yoga pants, since the bump is so much more visible.

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Having a baby at home

We’re planning a homebirth.  We’re going to set up a birthing tub in our living room.  If all goes well (i.e., no complications during my pregnancy), I will give birth to our baby right here at home. We understand that … Continue reading

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Expecting Rapid Growth

At 17 weeks pregnant, all the books say things like ‘expect rapid growth’ right about now.  I think this is a valid forecast for our baby, my belly, our sense of time, and the way we see the world. Baby … Continue reading

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