Yesterday I went to see my OB, afraid that I had somehow given myself a hernia. I mean, what else would explain the sore bulge slightly above and to the right of my belly button? During our visit, he felt my belly while I did a partial sit-up (not graceful when you're 23 weeks), and he told me that I have diastisis recti.…
18 weeks and up 22 lbs.
Yep. Just like the subject line says...I'm only 18 weeks along and up 22 pounds. I have to get it off my chest. I have been slacking really bad, and although I haven't been a total pig, I also haven't made the best choices, logged anything, or exercised as much as I should. I don't know if it's even possible, but I'd…
This is my second pregnancy, but it has been pretty stressful. This time I have a fibroid, which usually isn't a big deal. I keep having the worst pains ever, and even spotting, and really, there's nothing anyone can do. Kidneys are good, ovaries are good, baby is good....so its just that stupid thing. Anyone else have…
Just found out a week ago that my eggo is preggo! This will be baby #2 and I'm so excited its ridiculous. With my last pregnancy, I didn't really pay attention to what I ate, and ended up gaining 50 pounds, which isn't THAT bad in my opinion. This time, I've started out about 15 pounds heavier, and really want to keep…
Representing Maine, here!
Anyone else here from Maine? Would be cool to have some friends that are more local. :P I've lived in Maine for just over 3 years...took a while to grow on me, but meeting my husband here and starting a family has made it my home! Grew up about 100 miles south in New Hampshire.
Coconut Oil Uses?!
I've just now discovered the many uses of coconut oil...and I've tried some out myself! I oil pull 20 minutes/day to help my teeth recover from the hormone induced gingivitis from pregnancy (WORKS WONDERS) I use it as a moisturizer ...I've even used it as a personal lubricant (o_O) Granted I haven't even COOKED with this…