Category Pregnancy

That ambiguous time before baby

It is weird to look at my maternity app and see 1 week left. I get everyone that call wondering if I am calling with news of the baby. It makes me nervous to call any family or friends, especially my friend who is joining us at the hospital since Mr. BBH will probably be…
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Due Date Unknown?

Last Thursday I went to the Dr. for an ultrasound to check on the placenta location.  It was low in the beginning, so they were supposed to recheck later to make sure that it was not previa (a condition where the placenta grows over the cervix.  The placenta usually starts low and travels up the…
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Won’t Back Down…

Won’t Back Down is not the title of my new comedy album- although it would be a great one, but it is the name of the movie I saw last night before it’s official release into theatres on September 28th, 2012. I laughed, I cried- yes y’all, IT WAS better than Cats! Not just because it…
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Compliments and Cool Stuff…

When you’re this far along in pregnancy most of us have the potential for feeling heavier and crappier than ever before; so there’s nothing like a huge compliment and a surprise of goodies in the mail to make you feel better about life. Which is why this blog is dedicated to two groups of folks…
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At Least I Don’t Have Hemorrhoids…

I know, I know that is not the most positive way to start out a blog entry…but after getting less than 2 hours collectively of sleep last night I’m grasping for whatever tidbits of positivity I can to make myself feel better. ‘Cause today I’m bloody shot,  as they say. I’ve always prided myself on being…
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5 AMAZING Things about My Pregnancy…

As my time as a first time pregnant lady is winding down, I’ve been thinking about how interesting this journey has been for both me and CJ. I’m sure there are WAY more than five things that have been awesome about this experience like how close it’s brought me and my husband. How my friends…
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Just Don’t Ask…

There are rules about what you can and cannot ask women. Well, technically you can ask a woman anything. Just keep in mind that what you ask and how you ask it is telling of your upbringing and your level of couthe. Back in the day the basic no-no’s were you never asked a woman’s age…
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Me and My Geriatric Pregnancy…REALLY?!

As a comedian, I’m sensitive, that’s part of what makes me so good at my “art”. That is what comedians do, we find humor in pain. But as sensitive as I am, I’m not that easily offended especially when something is done or said with humor as the intention. One of my life rules is: All is…
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7 Jewish Pregnancy Traditions

When I was pregnant with Baby Bear, I went to a lecture at the Sephardi Shul in Chicago about different Jewish pregnancy traditions.  I started digging around to find my list so that I can share and start again for #2. Most of these are Segulot or Segula.  According to wikipedia, the definition is: סגולה‎, pl. סגולות, segulot, “remedy” or…
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