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Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-30-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Usually Curious
I didn't think about a towel, but you are right...

I didn't think about a towel, but you are right about hospital towels!
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-30-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By Usually Curious
Throw in a clean change of clothes for Dad if he...

Throw in a clean change of clothes for Dad if he is staying with you! At least a clean t-shirt in case he gets messy during delivery.
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-23-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By Usually Curious
Just an FYI, any birth plan accompanied by...

Just an FYI, any birth plan accompanied by chocolate is much more likely to be read :)
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-23-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 288
Posted By Usually Curious
I did all but two of my classes online for my AA....

I did all but two of my classes online for my AA. I'm now working on my Bachelors online through Missouri State. I love online classes! I could see that if one's a great teacher but shy in front of...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-23-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 288
Posted By Usually Curious
Maybe he could teach online or hybrid courses?

Maybe he could teach online or hybrid courses?
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-23-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 288
Posted By Usually Curious
OMG, that is so true.

OMG, that is so true.
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-23-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,199
Posted By Usually Curious
Moms of many? We make it through the day...

Moms of many?

We make it through the day because we must. What choice do we have? :) Sometimes I doze on the couch while the littles play around me. Over summer break I enjoyed having my very...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-22-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 288
Posted By Usually Curious
I agree that shopping is not always a long-term,...

I agree that shopping is not always a long-term, feel-good high. There's nothing wrong with enjoying shopping for a few things you need, though. I like the idea of yoga!
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-21-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,199
Posted By Usually Curious
Amen, sister! I was having a lot of insomnia...

Amen, sister!

I was having a lot of insomnia in the second trimester, but now I'm able to sleep more. IDK if it's because I'm doing more during the day (been painting and cleaning to get ready for...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   09-20-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By Usually Curious
I MC in January, but I suspected it would happen...

I MC in January, but I suspected it would happen because all my symptoms had gone away for a few weeks. I was about 11 weeks. I got pregnant in February and am now 30+ weeks. It took a long time for...
Forum: C-section Birth   09-20-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,386
Posted By Usually Curious
I have to take issue with the bolded statement. I...

I have to take issue with the bolded statement. I had a terrible, terrible homebirth experience with a 'naturally minded homebirth midwife'. She literally pulled my uterus out during a mismanaged...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-18-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,199
Posted By Usually Curious
Hahaha, me too! We don't have full size mirrors...

Hahaha, me too! We don't have full size mirrors either.

I bet most people who see you think you're a cute tiny pregnant woman! :)
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-18-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,020
Posted By Usually Curious
Believe me, I do NOT need the extra weight. I...

Believe me, I do NOT need the extra weight. I have plenty :)

I went to the doctor yesterday because of a suspected clot in my leg. He went ahead and did a basic check, so I could skip next week's...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-18-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,199
Posted By Usually Curious
IDK, I'm so big and miserable. How on earth will...

IDK, I'm so big and miserable. How on earth will I make it 10 more weeks?

My 17yo just got the lead in his high school musical (Anything Goes). He's a senior and it's very important to him that I...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-18-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By Usually Curious
I've had tons of heartburn and every one of my 7...

I've had tons of heartburn and every one of my 7 kids were bald as cue balls!

And thanks for the thoughts on GBS. I'm off to research ...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-17-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By Usually Curious
Apple cider vinegar in a glass of water is...

Apple cider vinegar in a glass of water is supposed to work, too. I can take ACV shots when I'm sick, but I can't drink a whole glass of ACV flavored water!
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-17-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,020
Posted By Usually Curious
I actually lose weight pregnant and gain weight...

I actually lose weight pregnant and gain weight nursing. Ugh.
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-16-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By Usually Curious
I am a strong believer in women listening to...

I am a strong believer in women listening to their instincts!
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-16-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,568
Posted By Usually Curious
I agree about the portion sizes, but it's so hard...

I agree about the portion sizes, but it's so hard when you're hungry all the time! I could seriously eat constantly!
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-16-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By Usually Curious
I have quick labors and there's not a lot of time...

I have quick labors and there's not a lot of time or need for back rubs or other physical labor support. I just want him there mentally and emotionally. Playing video games would drive me crazy! I'd...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-16-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By Usually Curious
My husband and I have a deal: Whatever goes on in...

My husband and I have a deal: Whatever goes on in my body (and with my instincts), he has no say over. He has no say over how/where I breastfeed, labor/deliver, cosleep, etc. And we too hold to more...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-16-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By Usually Curious
Heartburn!

OMG, the heartburn has kicked in! I hope, I hope, I hope it's not here to stay, but today and yesterday it's been brutal. Last time I had it constantly the entire third trimester. Water gave me...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-16-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By Usually Curious
I would hate to labor/deliver without my husband!

I would hate to labor/deliver without my husband!
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-16-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,568
Posted By Usually Curious
Keep in mind that the diet that the dieticians...

Keep in mind that the diet that the dieticians give is high in carbs. If your numbers are above the range your doctor wants, try to cut out more carbs. It might help keep you off meds.
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-16-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 55,377
Posted By Usually Curious
I have given up on household brands. We are...

I have given up on household brands. We are expecting delivery of a set of commercial Speed Queens. Old fashioned, ugly, non-computerized, and half the price of the new fangled machines. I can't wait...
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