Past-due Introduction

May 18, 2006

I forget how long I’ve been reading here now, but I registered the day my husband opened up this page and asked me, ‘have you seen this?’  I’ve been here daily ever since, after reading at least 5 front pages worth of stories/dairies.

I’m 26, and due with my first in August.  I’ve mentioned a miscarriage in a couple of comments..  I’m actually due 8 days before we found out about my miscarriage last August, at 22 weeks.  I’m not really sure how I feel about possibly going into labor on THAT day, but I figure if my daughter wants to give me a happy memory for that day I won’t complain.  This pregnancy is going along perfectly though, for which I am eternally grateful.
All that aside, my husband and I currently live in Manhattan, but I still call myself a Californian.  I was born in Oregon, but spent about half my life so far in Cali, so that’s home for me.  I grew up in a small town called Yreka, and if you’ve ever driven up to Oregon or beyond on I-5, you’ve spent 5-10 minutes driving through my hometown.

My husband and I are celebrating our first anniversary in 2 weeks.  He got me reading DKos last year, but for whatever reason I didn’t even register for the first few months.  I read a ton, but I don’t post much – only two comments!  MT feels more comfortable for me right now, but I can see myself venturing out more there eventually.

I was working on a degree in history (my 3rd major) last year, but took time off to heal.  I’m lucky enough to be able to stay home with our daughter once she’s here.  I look forward to getting back to school eventually though.  I hope to work in a natural history museum one day, perhaps as a curator.

Thanks for allowing me the space to ramble a bit. 😉