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Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-28-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By belovedofbast
I should have added - My DH's reversal was 9...

I should have added - My DH's reversal was 9 years after he had his V, and he had a daughter from a previous relationship, so he was a proven "breeder" if you will (we joke that I am the unproven...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-23-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By belovedofbast
My husband had a reversal in May of 2010.  He...

My husband had a reversal in May of 2010.  He wasn't allowed to have sex for about 6 weeks (not that he felt like it anyhow, make sure you have plenty of ice packs!) and he was tested at the end of...
Forum: May 2011   05-06-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,997
Posted By belovedofbast
I may end up double dead for this, but she is...

I may end up double dead for this, but she is still in labour.  Baby should be coming soon though!  Today is my husband's (her brother) birthday :)  
 
P.S. Reelgeek, I am also bringing you maple...
Forum: May 2011   05-05-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,997
Posted By belovedofbast
I may be risking death by posting here, but...

I may be risking death by posting here, but hopefully she won't mind.  Just wanted to let you know that it looks like reelgeek is very possibly in labour (I am her awesome SIL/doula, who isn't...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-23-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By belovedofbast
I forgot about Kamik's!  They are DH's...

I forgot about Kamik's!  They are DH's favourite.  He has a pair he takes when he goes hunting in the fall.  They keep his feet toasty warm (apparently sometimes TOO toasty)
Forum: Trying To Conceive   12-23-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By belovedofbast
I experienced something similar back in Sept.  I...

I experienced something similar back in Sept.  I have a consistent 28/29 day cycle.  I ended up being a week late, and went to see my doctor.  They made me pee in a cup, and nothing.  Doctor said I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-23-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By belovedofbast
We live where it gets cold to (very much so,...

We live where it gets cold to (very much so, sometimes) and we have bought SD Columbia boots or Sorel.  They are both a little spendy, but I think her younger siblings are wearing the older pairs...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-14-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,281
Posted By belovedofbast
Ah, the pool. I work at a public pool, and...

Ah, the pool.

I work at a public pool, and have for the last 10+ years.

We check our chemical levels 3-4 times a day (chlorine and pH get tested 3-4 times, salt 2x, total alkalinity and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-13-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 234
Posted By belovedofbast
Quote: Originally Posted by feminist~mama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by feminist~mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15616512)
i'd trade shifts with a co-worker and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-13-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 234
Posted By belovedofbast
DH to the rescue. We will go out for dinner...

DH to the rescue.

We will go out for dinner down by where they (BIL and futures SIL) live, DH will go out for drinks with his brother, I will attend the shower for a little bit, and DH will drive...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-13-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 234
Posted By belovedofbast
I'm hoping someone here can help me out. My...

I'm hoping someone here can help me out.

My soon to be sister in law has invited me to her bridal shower (marrying my DH's brother). Her shower is scheduled on my wedding anniversary, and is at 7...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-10-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,188
Posted By belovedofbast
Wow, I've never bought new pants for $2. $16...

Wow, I've never bought new pants for $2. $16 sounds really cheap for shoes http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif I pay between $15-20 for new Crocs (for work, not fashion)
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Forum: Finding Your Tribe   07-10-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 10,404
Posted By belovedofbast
Quote: Originally Posted by tammyswanson...

Quote:
Originally Posted by tammyswanson http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15606651)
I'm Thread Killer Supreme Commander!
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Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-09-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,188
Posted By belovedofbast
I enjoy thrifting, but I don't think our thrift...

I enjoy thrifting, but I don't think our thrift stores "up here" (Alberta, Canada) are as cheap as "down there" (what seems like the entirety of the U.S.)

I can't get $1.50 pants that looks...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   07-08-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 10,404
Posted By belovedofbast
I kill threads all the time. In fact, I often...

I kill threads all the time. In fact, I often type up a response and then delete it before posting because I don't want to kill a thread. That explains why my post count is so low...I just lurk.
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Forum: Single Parenting   07-02-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,458
Posted By belovedofbast
I'm not a single mom, but I am a stepmom and...

I'm not a single mom, but I am a stepmom and just wanted to let you know what our Christmases are like.

DH and his ex alternate each year. One year, we have her all of Christmas eve day, and drop...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-28-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By belovedofbast
I just asked my DH, who used to do (and still...

I just asked my DH, who used to do (and still sometimes does) carpentry work what he would charge. He figures it would be about $750 per side, cash (as in bills, not cheques) If you wanted to pay...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-23-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By belovedofbast
My brain isn't working efficiently this morning...

My brain isn't working efficiently this morning and google seems to have failed me...

I have some yarn that is 85% Wool/15% mohair.

Will this work for a soaker? Not sure what the mohair would...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-21-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,223
Posted By belovedofbast
Reverse osmosis will get rid of the fluoride....

Reverse osmosis will get rid of the fluoride. Some cities are moving away from chlorination and into UV, or using a mixture of both.
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-11-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,085
Posted By belovedofbast
I'm starting to feel left out! My swimsuit...

I'm starting to feel left out! My swimsuit rarely makes it to the washing machine, although it is thoroughly rinsed out every time I wear it, and I have not had any weird stink issues. I suppose...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-10-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,083
Posted By belovedofbast
I am currently taking a prenatal vitamin, and...

I am currently taking a prenatal vitamin, and maca. That is it. My husband just had his vasovasostomy (read: Vasectomy reversal) 2 weeks ago, so I am trying to take anything that might help...here's...
Forum: Family Planning   06-04-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By belovedofbast
My DH just had his vasovasostomy (aka vasectomy...

My DH just had his vasovasostomy (aka vasectomy reversal) a week ago. I've been with him for 7 years, and am childless (hence the reversal, hehe) Our love life was fine, and the initial procedure...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-26-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 261
Posted By belovedofbast
I know that 2 of the Y's in town (at least, not...

I know that 2 of the Y's in town (at least, not sure about the other two) have regular and "plus" locker rooms. I worked for the Y briefly and as such had access to the premium locker rooms...towels...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-04-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 351
Posted By belovedofbast
True story: My parents sent me to sleep...

True story:

My parents sent me to sleep away camp when I was about 12 or 13. I was (and still am) very pale and I burn easily. I was sent with a hat, but I thought it looked dorky, so I only wore...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-16-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 571
Posted By belovedofbast
We got married on a ranch in the Rocky...

We got married on a ranch in the Rocky Mountains.

My mom made my dress out of purple silk. I had fake flowers in my bouquet (which I still have, and I love it). I made our wedding cake (2...
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