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My Baby is Due on the Anniversary of My Mother's Death
May 19, 2021
I’ve felt quite disconnected from my second (current) pregnancy. This feeling has surprised me because I loved being pregnant with my first child. But when I break down the whys, a lot of it makes sense.
To start, my entire pregnancy has been during the pandemic, meaning I’ve missed out on the usual ‘pregnancy in public’ experience. My husband and I have been extra cautious due to the pregnancy and for our toddler. It’s been isolating, and not to mention extremely stressful learning how to work from home without childcare for a good portion of the past year. My husband has also (unwillingly) missed all of our appointments and scans, making the experience much more lonely this time around. continue reading...
National Honey Month and Saving the Bees!
September 18, 2020
I’ve always known bees are important to our ecosystem, though it didn’t really hit home until the Almond Board of California invited me as part of a group of dietitians up to Lodi, California to learn more about almond farming. After that trip, I signed up for a beekeeping class at San Francisco Honey & Pollen Company, which left me incredibly inspired to help the bees in any way possible. The following Spring I set out to home my own honey bee hive. continue reading...