Author Archives: Brickhouse

About Brickhouse

This little box cannot contain me, but I'll give it a shot: Black college grad, mother-to-be, broke, educator, activist & writer embarking on a new journey. Trying to document this crazy world surrounding me in hopes of retaining/gaining sanity.

The Final Countdown

I apologize for the lack of updates, but I have put myself on a semi self-imposed bedrest. I have a little less than 2 weeks til my due date and my body has gone crazy on me! Apparently a positive … Continue reading

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Chocolate City No More?

      If you live in the District you are more than likely aware of the hoopla surrounding the latest census stats. If you don’t live here chances are you might have heard through some pundit or through the … Continue reading

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The Last Name Debate

While B and I don’t typically argue, one argument that we have had these past 8½ months is on the subject of the last name of our child. This is not typically a problem for married couples as most husbands … Continue reading

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Hospital Tour

      I know there have been a lack of posts this week and presumably since I’m unemployed I should have lots of time to post. True and untrue. This week, however, has been particularly busy because I was … Continue reading

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Guest Spot

Recently I wrote a guest post on medtopicwriter.com a blog written by Ms. Samantha Gluck that talks about pediatric healthcare, OB/GYN healthcare, business and more. My post addresses sex education and my experiences both in my personal life and as … Continue reading

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Insurance Woes Cont…

After an entire day wasted trying to contact my insurance and get my plan changed I was informed that it would be very unlikely that they would allow me to change my insurance. So 8+ months into my pregnancy I … Continue reading

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Praises!

While I noticed that there may be a trend in seemingly down topics on this blog so far I would like to make a post in a different vein. I haven’t spoken on my blog very much about my family … Continue reading

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