Tag Archives: first trimester

Why Subway is Better Than American Healthcare

In the women’s health industry, pregnancy-based issues are considered especially great opportunities for subjective misery. In Fayetteville, the particularly irate¬†woman who is subject to these miseries comprises an individual squad known as Emily. This is her story. So yesterday we finally made the trip to the OB-GYN to see what exactly is going on. Do […]

All Hail Emily, Queen of the Muffin Top

It was bound to happen eventually. I am nearing the end of my first trimester, after all. I have known that at some point I would have to part with my normal, cute wardrobe. And I dreaded it, not out of a fear of pregnant¬†corpulence but because I like my clothes. But it’s started: I […]

A New Kind of Crazy

The first thing I did when I found out I was pregnant was go to the library and check out nearly every book I could on pregnancy, birthing options, and pregnancy recipes. The first thing I noticed when I started reading the books I took out was that nearly all of them cater to very […]

Food Feud

My husband and I recently moved to rural North Carolina (actually, I guess it’s not really all that rural, strictly speaking, but it is quite a departure from our last three home cities: Seoul, Chicago, and Memphis) because he took a job teaching English at a local college. When we came here, the question of […]