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    13 Things I Know Now About Being Pregnant

    Yesterday I was walking along Jamaica Pond, a beautiful little piece of nature in my new neighborhood in Boston, when I saw another pregnant woman. She was super cute, in this little short dress with her basketball belly sticking through.

    I looked down at myself – then just two days away from my due date and feeling more like a (beautiful, empowered and intelligent) baby hippo than a fit cheerleader holding a basketball. The thought crossed my mind that I must be quite a bit farther along than her.

    And then I realized: I’m probably farther along than pretty much everyone.

    Suddenly I know what it feels like to be 105 years old; a “last unicorn”.

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    Things Chicago Gave Me

    Now that I’m moving out of Chicago, people ask if this city changed me. Have I learned a lot? Do I feel like a different person? I try to think of…

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    A Tale of [Living In] Two Cities

    The best and most complicated question people have been asking me lately is where I’m based. Have you moved to Boston yet? They ask. Are you still in Chicago? It’s not…