Posts tagged "pregnancy story"

Girl Talk: My Pregnancy Is Really Interfering With My Drinking

After 10 years together, my husband and I are pregnant. Or I’m pregnant. It sounds too cutesy to say we, but it’s not happening to me alone. At the same time, I notice it’s only my alcohol intake that has dropped off dramatically.  Whatever the terminology, we got pregnant easily. Almost on a whim, we…

By: Ebe Porter / April 3, 2014

Mirror, Mirror: Touch My Belly, Please

“Can I touch your belly?” my friend squealed, rushing towards it, hands outstretched. Then she stopped in her tracks. “I mean,” she said, suddenly bashful, “only if it’s okay, of course! Are you letting people?” I am five months pregnant. And I keep reading on the various boards and sites where all of the talk…

By: Kate Fridkis / April 4, 2013

Girl Talk: The Pregnancy Test

I am a writer. I have been a writer since age eight, when I penned a dramatic tale about a girl who gets asked to the prom by the school bully. He turns out to be really nice, and they end up getting married. It was daring, featured some witty dialogue, and suggested an attractio…

By: Kate Fridkis / March 23, 2012