Since I’m nearing the end of my pregnancy, I think it is now safe to say that I have had a relatively smooth and easy time. No morning sickness, minimal nausea and nothing horribly unusual. But there were still things I didn’t expect! First of all, I didn’t realize how similar pregnancy is to senility. … More Funny Things About Pregnancy
A friend recently posted about a job opportunity she was excited about, and how it had fallen through. Her attitude towards the situation was one of peace and “patient endurance”, however, rather than bitterness or shaking an angry fist at God. This has happened to me on many occasions, so I can readily identify. Heck, … More An Attitude of Intrigue
It’s an ice cream and Ginger Ale night. The problem with going to bed late one night is that the next day all you want to do is sleep…and then by the time bedtime actually rolls around, huh, you’re not tired. Thus begins a vicious cycle which I’m hoping to avoid, but not tonight. While … More What Happened to the Rebelutionists?
I love the holiday season. For me, it evokes memories of baking cookies, playing Christmas cassette tapes (*gasp*), putting lights around the house with my dad, decorating the tree…and spending every other day vacuuming the fallen pine needles from the carpet. There were Christmas parties and paper snowflakes and gingerbread men to be frosted, there … More Hard-to-Smile Joy
Yes, I wrote “fat”. No, it was not a typo. It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged about issues of self-image and self-worth and how they often revolve around one’s body type or weight. At least, they did for me. Being married has demolished some ugly lies I believed about myself, and being pregnant, well, being … More A Matter of Fat
Or perhaps I should call it, “Exercising in Humility”. You decide. Either way, exercising as a seven-month-old pregnant lady is a funny thing. I am carrying purely in the front, and if you were to watch me from behind (but please don’t, ’cause that’s just creepy!) you couldn’t tell that I was expecting. Anyway, since … More Exercising Humility
One of the things I appreciate about God is that He always keeps life interesting, be it the changing of earthly seasons or the changing and upgrading (hopefully!) in our spiritual maturity. Every day is different from the one before. This month claimed my final day as a “working woman” outside the home. With a … More Back to Pink