Monthly Archives: May 2012

The masochist

I’m a masochist. I must be. Who in their right mind would take on a new job, an IVF, trying to buy a house that will require a total renovation, and selling a house all in the same period? A … Continue reading

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The other side of pregnancy

Most people never knew that for the first seven months of my pregnancy I was fighting to keep myself and my child alive. Here is my tale The sickness flooded my body in stomach-cramping waves, leaving me curled in a … Continue reading

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The adoption conundrum

“Thus far, you have been adrift in the sheltered harbor of my patience,” Mr. Cobra Bubbles, the social worker from Lilo & Stitch. Over the past three years my husband and I have been in social services adoption purgatory. We … Continue reading

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Lights. Camera. Action!

At my new gig I see my journalistic shero Candy Crowley in the halls (she also has fantastic taste in shoes and handbags I’ve learned). And Wolf Blitzer often films shots near my desk. I am in starstruck journo heaven … Continue reading

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Moving on, moving up

We spent this glorious Mother’s Day weekend looking at new houses with an eye toward expanding our little family. It is a hopeful quest indeed. It is also a mission that caps off a week that for our family was … Continue reading

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Kissing the ouchies away

There are certainly some perks to having minor surgery twice in one week. Recovering on the couch means lots of cuddles from the hubby and kiddo, snuggles from the dog, chocolate ice cream and cake, and tons of movies. To … Continue reading

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Holding pattern

Forgive me if I’m clumsy thumbsy while typing this. I just got back from the infertility clinic and am still a lil woozy and achy. Apparently I didn’t give an impromptu singing concert. My husband and I did, however, act … Continue reading

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