If you truly know me, you know I worry. A lot. I mostly worry about people dying, but that's a deep dark issue for another day. I always want to be prepared. I want to be prepared for the worst possible scenario at all times - to know the facts. At times, I regret it … Continue reading Incredulous Tip #4: No one tells you. You have to ask.
Well, what do you know. The dreadful sickness does pass. It's funny how promptly it's forgotten too. The wretched days of sickness are over, and a new dawn rises as I etch "Dr. Fouts" into my work calendar for a day in April with colored ink, outlining that with a different color of ink, then … Continue reading Incredulous Tip #3: It’s ok to not cry…unless you want to, and that’s perfectly ok too.
Fast forward a couple of weeks from the infamous pee test. We him-haw around about telling people and ultimately decide that it's way too early. There's a long way to go before we can feel comfortable that everything is going as it should. A lot can happen. Bad things can happen. One problem. I'm meant … Continue reading Incredulous Tip #1: Don’t romanticize the announcement
It is November when I find out. I'm 32. When is this going to happen? Oh, Jesus. I've waited too long. I can't believe it. What are the odds that I wait until I'm ready, and now that I am, it won't happen. I knew my eggs were gone. Plus there was that time Nick … Continue reading In the beginning…