Been Sitting Much Too Long

2016-10-20 Been Sitting Much Too Long

Stand. You’ve been sitting much too long. -Sly and the Family Stone

For Evelyn.

On a national stage, it was said last night: “I have met with women who have, toward the end of their pregnancy, got the worst news one can get. That their health is in jeopardy if they continue to carry to term. Or that something terrible has happened or just been discovered about the pregnancy. I do not think the United States government should be stepping in and making those most personal of decisions. Continue reading

Brings Me To Tears

2016-07-15 What Brings Me to Tears

Inevitably, I re-read my own writing.  Social media provides me with “On This Day” a year ago recap of my posts. I was fourteen weeks pregnant, out of the first trimester, complaining in my own writing about still being nauseous and having dizzy spells.  A few days ago, I was reading about how we were at a baseball game and mulling over the fact that the following year (this year) we would have a baby. Continue reading