Monthly Archives: February 2013

On How It Was Supposed To Be Easier Than This

Nothing can ever be easy. Nothing can ever just work the way it’s supposed to. You know – meet guy, fall in love, get married, buy a house and then have babies together. No. I met the guy, fell in … Continue reading

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I’ve Found Someone I’m Happy To Share Everything With. Including Cooties.

As I sit in the heaving doctor’s waiting rooms, coughing my lungs out and wondering whether I’ve got a touch of the plague, I have to take the time to consider how I got here. As cheeseballs as it sounds, … Continue reading

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On My Kid And Malapropisms

“Hey, mom. I can speak Vuvuzela*” my 5year old son said to me the other day. “Oh, really?” said I. “Yes.” he replied. “Sawubona Nkosazane”, he says proudly. “See, mom? I can speak Vuvuzela.” Yes, my boy. Your Vuvuzela is … Continue reading

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On Five Months Of Non-Smoking

It’s been 5 months and 1 day since I threw away a half-full box of cigarettes and made the decision to quit. It wasn’t “at the end of this box” or on a certain date or point in the lunar … Continue reading

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It Wasn’t Really Real Before

We still haven’t bought anything baby-related. I think this was because we were both secretly hoping that the gynae was wrong at our last appointment, and that suddenly, the boy-bits would turn into girl-bits. Unfortunately that didn’t happen. It was … Continue reading

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The Weekend: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Stadium security guard to me: what kind of pregnant lady goes to a rock show? Me to stadium security guard: the kind that bought her tickets before she fell pregnant. As you can see, I didn’t take any pictures of … Continue reading

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