Showing posts from February, 2013

Lemon Lime, not Bitter

Based on the Lemon Lime and Bitters test (sens. 98%, spec 85%), another of our good friends is pregnant.  This takes the current count of pregnant friends or new parents to approximately 73.   Every time I hear about another pregnancy, I have an urge to move somewhere exotic, immediately, and return when all the baby-making is done.

Of course I am excited and happy for my friends.  But I think my dream last night nicely illustrates my current attitude to pregnancy:

I was 12 weeks pregnant.  I did not want to be pregnant.  I was walking across a huge, windswept desert plain.  Actually in hindsight it looked like the scene from The Master where they take turns riding the motorbike.   I saw a beautiful blanket fly past in the strong wind.  I wanted to get the blanket but it got caught in a very tall tree.  At the end of my walk I arrived at a building with no windows.  I was scared of the building, but I could hear my friends inside.  I entered the foyer of the building, but then I got sc…