The heart is a muscle the size of a fist

It's been 11 days since the United States elected a narcissistic fascist. Less than 2 weeks. When we had our first ultrasound to look at Tiny, Obama was still the president. No time at all. And yet, those 11 days have brought even more calamity than I anticipated. Between November 9th and January 19th, I... Continue Reading →


Thicker than water

We've started telling people about Tiny. Not the world, not Facebook, but our parents and some of the closer family members. And each time we have told someone, they have asked: "Did you use the same donor as Ansel?" It's a question we expected, and we weren't sure how to answer. Initially, we just awkwardly... Continue Reading →

Both Sides + Dreaming of Tiny

It's really very special to be able to share an experience with someone you love, especially when that experience is as personal and deeply weird as pregnancy. It's also sort of a mind-fuck. I'm only a few weeks into my NGP adventure, but I've already dedicated a lot of time to thinking about the simultaneous joys and frustrations of... Continue Reading →

(almost) 22 months + Sundry

I was hoping to be more focused in my update and just talk about Ansel and his incredible development + personality but, alas, things never work out quite that easily! I've managed to accumulate a little more that I'd like to update about in addition to my incredibly adorable toddler. But, why don't I start... Continue Reading →

The Murky Unknown (5w6d)

As is usually the case in very early pregnancy, and even more so when the peppercorn sized tadpole is not in your uterus, there isn’t a whole lot to report on right now. L continues to have quite a bit of nausea and cramping, and this week had a couple of days where she felt... Continue Reading →

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