Category Archives: work

Time Management

4:40 p.m., over IM Coworker: I’ll see you at Happy Hour at 5-ish. Me: Whoohoo! Currently pumping. Coworker: Empty out those boobs to make room for beer! I love my colleagues.

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Confessions of a Nursing Mom: Another Update

I feel like an impostor when I tell someone I breastfeed Charlie because I can’t remember the last time we had a true nursing session. After countless breakdowns on his part (and mine too, who am I kidding?),  I made … Continue reading

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Why I Like Being a Working Mom

I always knew that I’d be a working mom. My three months of maternity leave, while amazing and fulfilling, solidified that belief.  The days began to feel heavy and long; I’d be awake with Charlie for what seemed like decades … Continue reading

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Back to Work

The day was better than expected, meaning I didn’t spent the entire time huddled under my desk in the fetal position, crying my eyes out. Those were only the first two hours. The hardest moment came as I said goodbye … Continue reading

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Body After Baby: Update

Since I return to work tomorrow, I thought I’d take stock of Body After Baby. If you recall, I ate everything I saw gained 55 lbs during pregnancy, bringing me up to a substantial 219 lbs. My goal weight for … Continue reading

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Farewell Maternity Leave

Well, this is it. The last day of maternity leave. If you could see how sweet and smiley and cuddly Charlie is this morning, you would feel what I’m feeling. Sigh. When I was pregnant, I figured I’d only take … Continue reading

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Week 22

Total weight gain: I decided not to look this week. Percentage through pregnancy: 55.7% Weeks until due date: 18 Food of the week (a.k.a. size of baby): Spaghetti Squash Pregnancy symptoms: Sometimes when I roll over in the middle of … Continue reading

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