Monday, March 21, 2011


So, I've been reading this blog (called Hyperbole and a Half...readers beware: it's a veritable profanity mine field), and her drawings inspired me to do something different on my blog! So, here's my first attempt (all HAND DRAWN, just for you, and scanned into my computer. I feel smart!). I asked Jeremy if it was funny, and all he said was, "It's cute."


Oh, well...I have a whole bunch of these drawings, so you'll just have to put up with their "cuteness" until I either a) get tired of drawing, or b) run out of ideas.

Okay, so there are three stages of pregnancy: Then,And finally,

I've written ad naseum about the joys of the first trimester, so I won't beat a dead horse.

And all I have to say about the second is that it is extremely short-lived. Especially when you start eating virtual kryptonite, eg. foods that have ingredient lists that look like this:

Ingredients: Lard, Butter, Sugar, Calories.

The third trimester is a total breakdown of self-control. Like this:

(Yes, that was a true story.)

I think at some point my stomach traveled up to my brain and strangled it. Jeremy, being the soft-hearted soul he is, can't seem to tell me no when I make treat requests (plus my prego tantrums are probably frightening).

I have started feeling guilty, though...partially because we never seem to share the "good" stuff with the kids, but mostly because I am starting to hear a LOT of this:

So...let me know what you think!


Doodle On Yoo said...

Love it Dara! That last was a favorite! {poke, poke, sniff, sniff} he he he!

Tina said...

Very clever my dear!! Keep the drawings coming!!! You are hilarious! I wish Tyler would succumb to all my cravings and late night snack wants but alas, he does not!! You are lucky!!!

Les said...

What a fun blog idea! So how much more time until you pop? We are excited for you.

Bethany said...

Love it. Pregnancy is so humorous ... if you aren't the one that is pregnant. :)

Trillium said...

The Chronicles of Stick-Chick--continued ... ? :)

Tyson said...


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