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11/11/14

So today I thought we were scheduled just for an ultrasound but we were actually scheduled for two other appointments which included a prenatal appointment and an appointment with the clinical psychologist. 773 more words

A Scanner Darkly

A Scanner Darkly is one of my best-loved PKD books and also one of my favourite film adaptations.

The book is a remarkably humorous near-future tale of an undercover Orange County police anti-narcotics agent known simply as Fred to his colleagues and as Bob Arctor to the dopeheads and Substance D addicts he lives with. 1,043 more words

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The ugly truth about being pregnant

So I haven’t decided whether I am writing this for my best friendĀ Hilmarie (who is making me an aunt for the first time woohoo) or for my own pleasure. 436 more words

11/4/14

So today we had another appointment (our weekly check up).

Amelia’s heart beat was 147 (still nice and strong). We met a new doctor on our team; Dr. 336 more words

Philip K Dick - The Zap Gun

The Zap Gun is a mightily engaging read and tells the story of a man, the Dickensianly named character Lars Powderdry, tasked by the West-bloc government with coming up with new and frightful weapon designs which he sketches out during drug fuelled trances. 331 more words

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Happy Halloween!!!!

I started a bucket list when I found out Amelia may have some issues. Although my bucket list continues to grow now that I am living in a different state… it does include some fun stuff. 59 more words

10/29/14

So today we met with Amelia’s Nephrologist. I wasn’t nervous at all and Amelia was pretty jumpy but I figured that was her way of telling me to relax. 267 more words