Category Archives: Medical

Balancing two when one is sick

I was baptized by fire about 36 hours ago. Ellie had a runny nose all day…no big deal. We put her to bed at the normal time.  She’s been coming into our bed somewhere between 3 and 6 am, so … Continue reading

Posted in Elanor, Medical, Rhiannon

Rhiannon Arcardia

I don’t want to double post, so I’ll link from Expat Bostonians Last Thursday I went into my appointment and found out I was having a baby…that afternoon. That night, we welcomed Rhiannon Arcadia into the world. I shared her … Continue reading

Posted in Breastfeeding, Elanor, Fatherhood, Medical, Pictures, Pregnancy, Rhiannon, Siblings, Video

When Wheelie got competitive Dear Wheelie 34 weeks

Dear Wheelie I realize that you have gotten the proverbial short end of the stick lately.  It’s been all Ellie all the time, and you haven’t gotten weekly letters or even much in the way of blog posts. I’m sorry.  … Continue reading

Posted in Letters to Wheelie, Medical, Pregnancy

Where I’ve been

Sorry it’s been so long since I’ve posted here.  It’s been all I could manage to keep Expat Bostonians up and running.  I also can only write so many posts about vomiting, and that’s pretty much been my life since … Continue reading

Posted in Breastfeeding, Depression, Education, Elanor, General stuff, Medical, Non-Procreational Life, Parenting Theories, Pictures, Pregnancy, Siblings

Damn Ravi and his excellent powers of debate…

Anyone who knows me knows I’ve been swearing for MONTHS that Wheelie is my Last Baby. Last night Ravi and I were talking and he came up with a really good argument for #3. Elanor has only one functional kidney.  … Continue reading

Posted in Medical, Pregnancy, Trying to Conceive | 2 Comments

Sex after baby…

Today I gave a talk about regaining sexuality post-baby at the first women’s sexuality conference ever held in Singapore. I felt really lucky to be part of it, and to share what I’ve learned. The truth is that many, far … Continue reading

Posted in Birth Control, Breastfeeding, Depression, Fatherhood, General stuff, Medical, Non-Procreational Life, Therapy | 3 Comments

A Little Scary

I’ve been experiencing high blood pressure.  130/90 high.  High enough that if  I can’t get it to come down through will power and good behavior, we need to talk about blood pressure meds.  High enough that I’m starting to wonder … Continue reading

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