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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-24-2012, 04:30 PM
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Posted By tracylee
Sorry. I have trouble with this site on my ipod...

Sorry. I have trouble with this site on my ipod and getting to a computer is challenging. I do remember to weigh in. 
 
187.2 - just like last week. 
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-16-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 4,630
Posted By tracylee
187.2 for me. So happy it's down. My MIL...

187.2 for me. So happy it's down.

My MIL offered to send me an aromatherapy inhaler to use when I have cravings - especially for sweets. Let's hope it works! Even if it's just a distraction and...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-11-2012, 08:16 AM
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Views: 4,630
Posted By tracylee
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BarefootMama99 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-10-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 4,630
Posted By tracylee
Sorry I didn't check in yesterday! I...

Sorry I didn't check in yesterday! I unfortunately have gone up - 189.4 - I think it was Easter candy and my husband's birthday celebrations that threw me. One more dinner out tonight then hopefully...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-02-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 6,264
Posted By tracylee
Sorry for the delay - 186.8 this morning. Going...

Sorry for the delay - 186.8 this morning. Going down is encouraging, but I know I am not doing enough. Have some walks planned this week to do better.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-29-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 6,264
Posted By tracylee
Whenever I eat anything "bad" I remind myself...

Whenever I eat anything "bad" I remind myself that there are some women to hold me accountable, and I am keeping up with my exercise this week, so wanted to say thanks!
 
Random thought last night...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-26-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 6,264
Posted By tracylee
187.8 - so a .2 lb loss!   I am so happy I...

187.8 - so a .2 lb loss!
 
I am so happy I didn't gain weight this week - it was a rough one with AF. I wanted to eat everything chocolate in sight. I did try to remind myself that the blue team...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-21-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 6,264
Posted By tracylee
I did horribly with food yesterday. Ugh....

I did horribly with food yesterday. Ugh. Surprise visit from AF. Only third one since babe was born. They are super irregular ( two months after 1st and then 3 weeks later!) I wasn't prepared and so...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-19-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 6,264
Posted By tracylee
Okay - I am humbled by my weigh in this morning....

Okay - I am humbled by my weigh in this morning. 188 lbs. Only 3 more than when I got pregnant, but I feel this excess weight around the middle, and I look sort of pregnant (baby is 10 1/2 months)....
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-14-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 6,264
Posted By tracylee
I've got to do something, so I will give this a...

I've got to do something, so I will give this a try! I'm 5'6". I will post my weight on the 19th. Thanks for organizing!
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-23-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 880
Posted By tracylee
Hi mamas. I am feeling very negligent!! I have...

Hi mamas. I am feeling very negligent!! I have not done anything since maybe last Wednesday! My husband had a trip out of town Thursday-Sunday, which totally messed up any routine or schedule around...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-16-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 880
Posted By tracylee
Teresa - I hear ya on the fussy baby scene. We...

Teresa - I hear ya on the fussy baby scene. We had a week of him only sleeping alone in his crib at night for about an hour at the most. Finally on Friday when I was too exhausted to do anything...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-15-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 518
Posted By tracylee
Just an FYI - some stores will let you purchase...

Just an FYI - some stores will let you purchase items on your registry for a discount after your baby is born. BRU does 10% off I think so I registered for laundry soap and things I didn't expect...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-13-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By tracylee
I've tried a few things to stay warm and avoid...

I've tried a few things to stay warm and avoid blankets around me. A cardigan and a button down of my husband's were too bulky with the buttons and the sleeves. I ended up taking a pair of scissors...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-13-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 880
Posted By tracylee
Just checking in and wrapping up the week. I did...

Just checking in and wrapping up the week. I did between 30 minutes and almost 2 hours a night! I am trying to force the habit. So far it's working, although it is late, and I am tired. For the...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-11-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 880
Posted By tracylee
Hi, K! Thanks for joining us! So much of this...

Hi, K! Thanks for joining us! So much of this process I have realized is just doing something every day. Setting goals and sticking to them is so hard though. It sounds like you are doing really...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-08-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 880
Posted By tracylee
Hi Teresa! Glad you have joined me! I agree...

Hi Teresa! Glad you have joined me! I agree about starting a document and working from it. I got advice from someone - probably a fellow student - to write my acknowledgements. Then I would feel...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-07-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 518
Posted By tracylee
I'm a mostly SAHM with a nursing on cue 8 month...

I'm a mostly SAHM with a nursing on cue 8 month old. My mom went out and bought me a manual Medela pump the day my son was born so I could pump and syringe feed him while we worked on latch. My...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-06-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 880
Posted By tracylee
I'll get us started!   My name is Tracy. I'm...

I'll get us started!
 
My name is Tracy. I'm a PhD candidate in Public Policy and ABD (all but dissertation). My research was approved December 2010 - which seems so long ago now since I had a...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-06-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By tracylee
Come join the new thread -...

Come join the new thread - http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1341196/2012-student-mama-accountability-thread
 
See you there!
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-06-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 880
Posted By tracylee
Hi mamas! This thread is for student mamas to...

Hi mamas! This thread is for student mamas to check in and support each other. You can come back on a daily, weekly, or semi-regular basis to check in on your progress.
 
Want to join in?
 
Let...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-06-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By tracylee
Onedayatatime - Congratulations on your success!...

Onedayatatime - Congratulations on your success! Don't forget - celebrate early and often! (My advisor tells me that a lot). You have gotten so far and you are super close!
 
Does one of your two...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-03-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By tracylee
Hi mamas. Happy New Year to you all! I haven't...

Hi mamas. Happy New Year to you all! I haven't done too much on my dissertation since last writing, but I am feeling much more determined with the new year. I have seen a few "accountability"...
Forum: Clothing for Adults and Maternity   11-07-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 21
Posted By tracylee
Purchased at Macy's and missed the 30 day window...

Purchased at Macy's and missed the 30 day window to return.
 
Unsnaps in the front. Never worn.
 
 
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-16-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By tracylee
I'm mom to a five-month-old little boy and also...

I'm mom to a five-month-old little boy and also ABD! I'm in the US so qualifying exams and coursework completed for a while now.
 
I entered candidacy last December after defending my proposal. I...
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