My first month as a mom

My first month as a mom

About two weeks ago I told you why things have been somewhat quiet here on the blog. As I am writing this, Benjamin is exactly six weeks old. He still seems tiny to me, but when I look at his first pictures, I see the changes. He looks so much&…
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Why we didn’t share our baby’s name

Why we didn’t share our baby’s name

Like William Shakespeare wrote in Romeo and Juliet: “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.” Sure, when Juliet said that, she was referring to the feud between her and Romeo’s family. There’s that. But I still …
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Visitors after baby is born

Visitors after baby is born

Edit: this post was pre-written before Benjamin was born. Like, literally the day I went into labor.  Whenever a new baby is born, everyone wants to go see it. How does it look like? What eye color does it have? Everyone is free to decide how they want to proceed&…
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And then everything changed

And then everything changed

Things have been quiet here on the blog for almost a month. Before you all get mad at me: there’s a good reason. The best reason ever: I had my baby!  AND THEN EVERYTHING CHANGED Benjamin finally came into this world and our arms on Friday the 23rd of …
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Easy recipe: Carrot Cake

Easy recipe: Carrot Cake

Have you ever had carrot cake? As in, a cake made with carrots? I must confess I had never actually tried it, even though it is a very popular cake! Recently I really wanted to try it, so I did what every savvy person does: I googled a recipe. And …
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Why I don’t have a birth plan

Why I don’t have a birth plan

When I first announced my pregnancy, there were two questions everyone asked me. First was how I was dealing with the morning sickness. The second question was if I already had a birth plan. Because apparently, every woman has a birth plan set in place even before they get pregnant. …
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What will happen to Curvy Life Stories?

What will happen to Curvy Life Stories?

EDIT: I pre-wrote this post, with the intent of publishing it before the baby arrived. However, as I already shared on my Instagram, baby decided to come early on the 23rd of February.   I’ve been blogging for a decade now, consistently over 6 years and on this blog since 2011.…
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Stop asking me if I plan on breastfeeding

Stop asking me if I plan on breastfeeding

And stop trying to convince me to do, by listing all reasons why I have to be a part of the breastfeeding club when I tell you I don’t know if I will.  Breastfeeding, like tattoos or choosing to color your hair, is something very personal. When did it …
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Say Cheeze – the new selfie photo studio

Say Cheeze – the new selfie photo studio

AD: cooperation with Say Cheeze Who wouldn’t want to have a professional photo shooting? With the perfect lighting, multiple sets and props? Preferably without costing an arm and a leg. Sounds too good to be true? Let me introduce you to Say Cheeze, the new selfie photo studio! Keep …
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Pregnancy Diaries: weeks 27 to 35

Pregnancy Diaries: weeks 27 to 35

I am still in awe of how many of you enjoy my Pregnancy Diaries posts! So today’s post is all about weeks 27 to 35. Or better said, months seven and eight of pregnancy. How crazy is that?  Pregnancy Diaries: weeks 27 to 30 My last weeks of work were…
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Coffee shops in Linz: Die Brüher

Coffee shops in Linz: Die Brüher

I have been living in Linz for almost 3 years now. And in this time I have tried my fair share of restaurants and coffee places in town. But there was one place still on my list: Die Brüher. A coffeehouse specialized in, you guessed it, coffee! They offer a …
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Fibromyalgia – what it is and how to deal with it

Fibromyalgia – what it is and how to deal with it

As some of you may know, I suffer from a chronic autoimmune disease called Fibromyalgia. I haven’t written much about it because I wanted this to be a happy and positive space. But life isn’t always positive (or happy) and I have gotten some requests to write more …
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