Tag Archives: pregnancy

Turns Out Babies Are Cute. Who Knew?

October 25, 2012

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The Byronic Girl is two weeks old now.  I, however, am at least 8 years older than when she was born.  Like so many major events in life, having a baby is everything they say it is, and nothing they say it is.  Some reflections, thus far… I’ve always been early to things, to the […]

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As Gregor Samsa Awoke One Morning From A Night Of Uneasy Dreams, He Found That His Insurance Company Had Put Him On Hold Again.

September 6, 2012

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Here is a completely true, unembellished (okay – there’s one embellishment.  See if you can spot it!) account of our attempts thus far to procure a breast pump through our insurance company, who we’ll just call Federated Kafkaesque Insurance.  A company who appears to believe very strongly that there’s not much you can’t just “walk […]

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What To Expect When You Tell People You’re Expecting

May 25, 2012

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People are pretty consistent in how they react when you tell them you’re having a baby.  You tell someone you’re expecting and 99.5% will first say something like, “Oh, that’s so great!  Congratulations, that’s so exciting!”  Which is a reasonable response.  Maybe a little overenthusiastic, but it’s exactly what the expectant parents would like to […]

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This Means, Of Course, That He Or She Will Win Every Contest I Have.

April 23, 2012

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Here at The Byronic Man, we believe in doing things the old-fashioned way.  Earning our bones, so to speak.  So, sure, I’d love to expand my readership at a fast-pace, but I’m more concerned with quality readers – readers I care about and cultivate.  And so I’m very, very, very excited to let you know […]

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