LYNNABEL's Sep 2007 CalorieKing Blog

Sunday, September 30th 2007

Its 2:30am - I woke up at 2 to a huge clap of thunder that started my heart racing. It interrupted a dream musical (as in a musical production) where people were beginning to sing/dance about the great strike of 2001. (!?!?) I think being woken up was probably a good thing if that's where this dream was headed.

If pregnancy is in the air, so is marital conflict apparently. My heart is breaking in a hundred different places.

Edited from an email to my sister: "I'm freaking out a ...

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Thursday, September 27th 2007

Okay. I've been trying not to dwell on it today, but I give up. I'm downright uncomfortable. I do not know what Turtle is doing, but she is pushing on areas that I didn't know could feel anything. Ugh. I keep telling myself to ignore it, but its getting difficult. The heartburn alone is non-stop.

Will is in the bathtub right now, and I have the lap top in the bathroom with us. He always requests a "baf" after going to the park. He says, "Baf. Make bubbuls." When I come i...

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Tuesday, September 25th 2007

I have that nauseous feeling you get when you are up too early but couldn’t go back to sleep even if you tried.

During this last stretch of pregnancy with Will I remember that my anxiety levels ratcheted up and I lost some (okay, all) ability to manage stress successfully. I’m certainly experiencing that now. Mostly work-related. Actually, all work-related. As unpopular a position as this is for me - I think my only focus can be just gutting it out. There is little constructive I can do ...

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He pooped in the toilet!

Saturday, September 22nd 2007

I'm listening to Will talk (yell, rather) to himself through the monitor. He's jumping on his matress, and describing the people he can see in the pictures on the wall in a collage. "Daddy, Tibby, Mommy, Gwa-ma, Faddy" He is also telling himself to calm down ("cam dan";). Its not working, though.

He pooped in the toilet today!! He was SO proud of himself after seeing our overwhelmingly positive reaction. I wanted to cry, and almost did. Then I couldn't after realizing with...

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Friday, September 21st 2007

Click and Clack on NPR have a position they credit as being their "Working Moms" expert, and the name ends up sounding like "her ass must be dragging" - that feels so apt this week.

I left the office early today since I had not meetings or other deadlines. My candidate of choice verbally accepted the position, which is great. This week was intense - I had meetings with the integration team, our new VP, our new AVP, and have to plan for final stages of a mjor project next...

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