Miscellaneous Updates

Birth Story: Lilah Mei-Li Chiu

Hi friends! It’s finally time to share Lilah’s birth story with the world…before she was born I loved reading birth stories and now I finally have my own to share!  In the weeks leading up to Lilah’s birth I’d been (understandably) freaked out by the prospect of labor. People kept telling me to resist the …

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Third Trimester Update

The weeks have flown by and I’m deep into my third trimester at this point. It’s finally hitting me that baby will be here NEXT MONTH! It’s overwhelming, exciting and surreal all at the same time. Here’s the lowdown on the third trimester of my first pregnancy…

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[r/writingprompts]: The Shrine

I recently discovered r/writingprompts, which is basically a collection of writing prompts that anyone can respond to however they please. It’s an awesome exercise in creativity, and although I’m no professional writer, I had a lot of fun spinning up this tale.  The following is my response to this prompt: Temples are built for gods. Knowing …

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My Pregnancy Story (So Far)

July 13, 2017 I woke up this morning with a knot in my stomach. My period was a full five days late, and for someone whose cycles normally run like clockwork, I was starting to suspect that something was off. I’d promised myself that I’d take a pregnancy test on this particular day if “Aunt …

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