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Forum: The Childhood Years   01-26-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By maddymama
Before you do other stuff... there are two...

Before you do other stuff... there are two simple things to try-- have her get more sleep at night, even if it's 30 extra minutes, and cut out all sugar.  I have ADHD and dyslexic tendencies (how...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-02-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By maddymama
I second map my run... It's been very accurate...

I second map my run... It's been very accurate when I've been able to compare it to my car's odometer, so I tend to trust it when on a trail, etc.  It's measured the runs to within a tenth of a mile...
Forum: Parenting   06-01-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,730
Posted By maddymama
I agree with pps.  Your job is to protect your...

I agree with pps.  Your job is to protect your children.  If your mother doesn't respect your requests, then don't let your girls sleep over.  End of story.  Just be honest and calm about it......
Forum: Parenting   06-01-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By maddymama
We usually add the "Your presence is present...

We usually add the "Your presence is present enough" statement on our "celebrate by hanging out with us" birthday parties.  Some will bring gifts, but that is their choice, we certainly don't expect...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-30-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,835
Posted By maddymama
How often do you get out of the house and do...

How often do you get out of the house and do playdates or go to the playground with your son?
When DD1 was that age, we HAD to do alot of playdates.  She was interested in playing with friends, not...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-30-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By maddymama
There is a series of DVD's about Rexercises and...

There is a series of DVD's about Rexercises and one of them is for women and bladder/uterus issues.  I don't remeber anything about them other than Rexercises.  I have the DVD somewhere, but I...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-07-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,315
Posted By maddymama
Wow!  It sounds like there are so many victories...

Wow!  It sounds like there are so many victories out there this week.
I'm going to add my 1 lbs loss this week to the victories.  I'm one lb away from a mini-goal.... I think when I hit it I will...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-06-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 143
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Views: 5,805
Posted By maddymama
All I have to say is.....       Week 9...

All I have to say is.....
 
 
 
Week 9 Day 3!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
 
 
~maddymama
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-01-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,315
Posted By maddymama
Hi LtLers, Here we are in April!  I hope we...

Hi LtLers,
Here we are in April!  I hope we have a great month full of lots of weight loss.....
 
I was sooo proud of myself today.  Last night DD1 woke up with a stomach bug, and was up for a...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-01-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,887
Posted By maddymama
Hi LtLers, I was stuck at my last number for 3...

Hi LtLers,
I was stuck at my last number for 3 weeks, but recently dropped 4 lbs this week.  I did it by upping my cardio by a few (no more than 5) minutes a day and by REALLY paying attention to...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-31-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 11,380
Posted By maddymama
Good luck Nic, i hope the weather stays away...

Good luck Nic, i hope the weather stays away from you!
~maddymama
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-30-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 143
  C25k
Views: 5,805
Posted By maddymama
I'm on Week 9.... Day 1 was today. AND it was...

I'm on Week 9.... Day 1 was today. AND it was much easier than I thought it was going to be.  The whole time I was running, I was thinking about my journey to being able to run for 30 minutes...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-25-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,887
Posted By maddymama
Well, I haven't been doing well this week, at...

Well, I haven't been doing well this week, at all!  I'm trying to give myself a break bc it was my birthday earlier this week... and I had cake, and treats all week.  Next week, I'm back to doing a...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-25-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By maddymama
Asking to nurse after being weaned is completely...

Asking to nurse after being weaned is completely normal.  DD1 asked to nurse me over a year after she weaned (she was down to one nursing session per day of CLW, I initiated weaning out the last...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-23-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By maddymama
I second the chiro suggestion... I have...

I second the chiro suggestion...
I have another thought that maybe you tried to do tooo much too quickly.  Two miles (even gentle ones) is hard on the body if you haven't run in awhile.  Maybe you...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-20-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 143
  C25k
Views: 5,805
Posted By maddymama
Congrats Jamie! ~maddymama

Congrats Jamie!
~maddymama
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-19-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 143
  C25k
Views: 5,805
Posted By maddymama
Ok... here to report on my 5K this am. 1) The...

Ok... here to report on my 5K this am.
1) The tshirt was really cool.  I am so glad I earned it.  My 4.5 year old was in AWE of my finishers medal. :-)  It's so nice to be looked up to.
2) I was...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-17-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 143
  C25k
Views: 5,805
Posted By maddymama
Pacificbliss, oh, I agree, I'm crazy for doing a...

Pacificbliss, oh, I agree, I'm crazy for doing a week three days in a row.  Here's why I'm doing it, though.  I set a goal for completing the C25K by the time of our local Race for the Cure. Life,...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-17-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 143
  C25k
Views: 5,805
Posted By maddymama
So... I think I'm crazy and I think I need some...

So... I think I'm crazy and I think I need some support.  I've been running a week in 3 days, taking a day off, and then doing the next week in 3 days.  So on Tuesday I did W5D3- the 20 minute run,...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-17-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,887
Posted By maddymama
So.... today I went to the DMV to renew my...

So.... today I went to the DMV to renew my driver's license.  It was sooooo nice to say my weight (and think to myself- that's 20 lbs lighter than I was in January!!!)!
That made my day today....
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-15-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,286
Posted By maddymama
I love getting free books on my Kindle!!! I...

I love getting free books on my Kindle!!!
I also love to read on it while I'm nursing my LO to sleep at night.  :-)
~maddymama
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-13-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,286
Posted By maddymama
Hi Mama, I'm an emotional eater, too.  Here's...

Hi Mama,
I'm an emotional eater, too.  Here's what I try- going for a walk... to clear my head, to get out of the  house, etc.  I also try to talk to whoever is bothering me instead of eating what...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-08-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 143
  C25k
Views: 5,805
Posted By maddymama
So.... I did W4D1 today, and it was easier...

So....
I did W4D1 today, and it was easier than I thought it was going to be.  It could all be due to the fact that the kidlets stayed home with DH and I ran alone without a jogging stroller for...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-08-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,887
Posted By maddymama
Happy Birthday Motivated Mama! ~maddymama

Happy Birthday Motivated Mama!
~maddymama
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-02-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,698
Posted By maddymama
Motivation is a hard one for me, too. I am...

Motivation is a hard one for me, too.
I am trying to reward myself for a job well done and trying hard not to beat myself up if I slip up.
 
That said, I've lost 15 lbs total!  Yeah.  I hit my...
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