Category: Postpartum

The Lactation Room, Part 3

It’s the moment of truth: the end of the semester, my students have their concert, and I’m heading to the official on-campus Lactation Room (instead of my usual closet) for the first time. I stop at the Starbucks kiosk (which isn’t a real Starbucks…

TFW: Jeans Edition

That feeling when you’re trying to fit into your pre-pregnancy jeans but they don’t quite share your enthusiasm… #Awesome

Me, My Butt, and Nicki Minaj

It’s April, about 48 hours since our kid was born and admitted to the NICU, and I am finally feeling well enough to shuffle down the hall to the shower on my own. I am going to enjoy this shower. I might even wash…

Mum’s the Word

He slept for 5 hours! And then another 4! We’re just a month in when it happens for the first time and I could shout from the rooftops but I tell myself to keep it cool because if I walk into Mom Group all…