Archive | July, 2010

A bitter pill to swallow

Posted on 28. Jul, 2010 by pinky in Pinky

I have been on all sides of the abortion debate. I was very religious at a time, which, simply, made things clear cut.
I was a nursing student in a gynae ward, when the abortion act was passed, and the first abortions were performed.
And, for a while now, I have been pro-choice. I ultimately believe that a woman has autonomy over her body, and she
alone gets to decide what she does to it. But this autonomy is a lonely place, as I have just experienced firsthand. Continue Reading →

Exciting Times

Posted on 26. Jul, 2010 by geek in The Geek

Life has taken quite a few very unexpected, but not unwelcome, twists in the past few months.  So much so that my old blog has been gathering dust because I simply did not know where to start. Thoughts and feelings take quite some time to coalesce in my mind before I can even attempt communicating them, and there have been so many happenings that I’m still working through all of it. Continue Reading →

2 lines

Posted on 22. Jul, 2010 by pinky in Pinky

So, the Geek and I were sitting on the couch, watching The Big Bang Theory last Friday night, yes, and I AM aware of how exciting our lives are. Nothing like laughing at Sheldon’s social ineptitude to make one forget the looming question. I had mentioned to the Geek, that I thought I might be pregnant a few days before, but he was sure I was over reacting and reading stuff into every little twinge, and my not-dropping temperature*. I had asked him to get a pee-on-the-stick test on the way home. I could not face the questions from Pinklet1 just yet, as to “What’s that box with a baby picture, mommy and why are you buying it?”

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The 2 author blog theme

Posted on 20. Jul, 2010 by pinky in Pinky

The idea is that there will be 2 columns and 2 authors, Me Pinky and of course Geek. We, and by that I mean Geek, are working on getting the coding right to do the 2 blogs on one page thing happen. So for now I will just start the little blog journey here and see what Geek comes up with.

To read about us and how this all started the About Us is a good place to start, well I promise not to go into the details about HOW it actually happened, for that I can recommend a good book called Mommy laid an egg which I have been reading with Rachel.