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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-12-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 125
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Posted By violetflapjack
I weighed in yesterday AM, but didn't have a...

I weighed in yesterday AM, but didn't have a chance to post. Monday's weight was 177.2. Tiny loss, but it's still a loss so I'm happy. Too many restaurant meals and meals away from home, not enough...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-04-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,709
Posted By violetflapjack
177.4 today. Wooh! We're are in the process of...

177.4 today. Wooh! We're are in the process of moving, so I haven't been doing as much formal exercise as I would like to, but I'm still staying pretty active with running around cleaning and packing.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-28-2014, 10:20 PM
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Views: 8,709
Posted By violetflapjack
178.4 this morning. I wasn't expecting a loss...

178.4 this morning. I wasn't expecting a loss this time, since I usually retain water like crazy before my period...so this was a pleasant surprise. .
Jackies, let me know how the detox goes and if...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-21-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,709
Posted By violetflapjack
180 pounds even this AM. I had hoped for more...

180 pounds even this AM. I had hoped for more since I have been more hungry/tired than usual, but I exercised less than I wanted to because I was tired so I suppose it all adds up. Maybe I'll eat...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-14-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,709
Posted By violetflapjack
I'm at 181 even now. I was at two birthday...

I'm at 181 even now. I was at two birthday parties last week and cake and icecream is probably my favorite thing to eat. I didn't have any at the first one, since it was a regular cake and I went...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-10-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,486
Posted By violetflapjack
I see that this hasn't been active for a little...

I see that this hasn't been active for a little while, but I just wanted to say thanks to you all who shared your thoughts and experiences here. My son/daughter? is still young but has persistently...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-07-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 442
Posted By violetflapjack
7/3- 20 minutes yoga, 60 minutes walking 7/4-...

7/3- 20 minutes yoga, 60 minutes walking
7/4- 30 minutes resistance training
7/6- 25 minutes exercise DVD, 20 minutes pilates

Looks like I've got to step it up if I want to get my minutes...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-07-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,709
Posted By violetflapjack
I'm at 182.6 now. Been feeling a little tired...

I'm at 182.6 now. Been feeling a little tired lately, but I've got to keep moving! I didn't work out today, but yesterday was a good day for that.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-03-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 442
Posted By violetflapjack
Hi everyone. I'm joining in too, glad to see this...

Hi everyone. I'm joining in too, glad to see this thread on here!

So far:
Tuesday: 50 minutes of resistance, 40 minutes of walking
Wednesday: 20 minutes of walking

110/1200
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-01-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,709
Posted By violetflapjack
Oops! I didn't get this up yesterday, but I did...

Oops! I didn't get this up yesterday, but I did weigh in Monday morning: 184. Down 1.5 pounds! Hooray!
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-29-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,709
Posted By violetflapjack
Can I join too? I was always at a healthy weight...

Can I join too? I was always at a healthy weight until I had two babies, though I did get back to prepregnant weight between the two by the time DS1 was about 27 months. Now I'm up 35 pounds from my...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   02-02-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By violetflapjack
I'm not taking Zoloft, I read this because I was...

I'm not taking Zoloft, I read this because I was curious about your experience and I'm glad that it sounds like its working for you. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Quote: ~~My...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   02-02-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By violetflapjack
First of all, welcome! and *hugs*   It...

First of all, welcome! and *hugs*
 
It sounds like you have a lot on your plate right now, especially with baby being in pain so much. It will get better and it will get easier! You are doing a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-30-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By violetflapjack
I have a pretty small space for our homeschool...

I have a pretty small space for our homeschool area and I have to agree with Crunchymama that using library materials helps a lot with keeping things from piling up. using a lot of computer learning...
Forum: Allergies   07-27-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By violetflapjack
Anyone else?

Anyone else?
Forum: Allergies   07-24-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By violetflapjack
Thanks for the reply. Yeah, I think working with...

Thanks for the reply. Yeah, I think working with an ND would be good for my situation. I guess I wanted some opinions because I didn't want to go in sounding like a total nutcase!
Forum: Allergies   07-23-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By violetflapjack
This is my basic question: Has anyone out there...

This is my basic question: Has anyone out there experienced bad reactions to quitting dairy?
I'm interested in all experiences, especially those you felt were detox reactions.
 
This is the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-17-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By violetflapjack
You could always start out and see how it goes,...

You could always start out and see how it goes, then enroll the kids if it doesn't end up working out.
 
Do the public schools in your area offer any homeschooling support programs? There are a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-16-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By violetflapjack
I just got a pretty good free Waldorf preschool...

I just got a pretty good free Waldorf preschool curriculum that could be adapted for older kids from the Yahoo waldorf curriculum group. I'm planning to do a lot of adapting to it to personalize it,...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-16-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,280
Posted By violetflapjack
Freedom of movement may not be 100%...

Freedom of movement may not be 100% preventative, but logically it seems like it would lower the risk caused by baby being in a bad position compared with lying in a hospital bed the whole time....
Forum: Postpartum Depression   07-13-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By violetflapjack
I agree with the other posters here that you...

I agree with the other posters here that you shouldn't hold yourself to idyllic standards of how you're supposed to feel about your baby. On the other hand, it seems like its bothering you to some...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   07-13-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By violetflapjack
After my last post, I was thinking about this...

After my last post, I was thinking about this again and I realized that I left out the most important part of what has helped me....
 
Feeling SAFE. Once I started to do anything and everything I...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   07-13-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By violetflapjack
I think that help from family and friends is the...

I think that help from family and friends is the first place to start. Or maybe a postpartum moms group? I agree that you could mention it to your care provider at the six week visit.
 
I've had...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   06-24-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By violetflapjack
I hope you start feeling better soon! Don't be...

I hope you start feeling better soon! Don't be afraid to ask for the help that you need to get enough rest.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-20-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By violetflapjack
I think that its great that you know what you...

I think that its great that you know what you need and you're going with it!
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