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Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-26-2015, 08:43 PM
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Posted By violetflapjack
Our bodies do actually absorb what we put on our...

Our bodies do actually absorb what we put on our skin, so yes it can get to baby, although in small amounts, but when you are using something on your skin daily, I think it makes a lot of sense to...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   08-22-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 437
Posted By violetflapjack
Going from one to two was hard for me, but it was...

Going from one to two was hard for me, but it was because I didn't ever let myself focus on something other than my oldest child without being available immediately if he wanted or needed something....
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   08-13-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 463
Posted By violetflapjack
So I've already had one this month with the Nurse...

So I've already had one this month with the Nurse Midwife who took out my IUD when I was 5 weeks, to do a sonogram to find out if baby was actually inside of my uterus. Conceiving with an IUD in...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   08-13-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,754
Posted By violetflapjack
Hi everyone. This will be my third. Totally...

Hi everyone. This will be my third. Totally unexpected! I had an IUD in fact, (it was intact in the perfect position too) so this is certainly a surprise for us and has taken some adjustment for DH...
Forum: Toddler Health   06-23-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By violetflapjack
I am in the same situation, where the dentist...

I am in the same situation, where the dentist wants to do general anesthetic for my 2 1/2 year old and I'm not sure about it. It makes me very nervous too. We were at the dentist today and I tried to...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-24-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By violetflapjack
I had crazy water retention with both of my...

I had crazy water retention with both of my pregnancies and polyhydramnios (excess aminotic fluid) in the second one. My midwife suggested that it might have some relationship to my blood sugar,...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-09-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By violetflapjack
I drank raw milk from our local co-op during both...

I drank raw milk from our local co-op during both of my pregnancies, especially the second. I did not start drinking raw milk then, it was from the dairy that I usually got milk from. I didn't want...
Forum: Spirituality   02-17-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By violetflapjack
I love this idea and can't wait to join in. I've...

I love this idea and can't wait to join in. I've been brewing up a similar idea of making some kind of visual of the things that I want and the goals I'm working toward. But I haven't been able to...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-06-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 592
Posted By violetflapjack
I'm so in. I did a challenge of the summer then...

I'm so in. I did a challenge of the summer then moved and got off track with everything, but I'm ready to get back to it. Having a place to share weigh ins and talk about the weight loss journey has...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-12-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,689
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: 9,689
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
Replies: 125
Views: 9,689
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: 9,689
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: 9,689
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: 1,831
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: 641
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: 9,689
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: 641
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: 9,689
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: 9,689
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: 9
Views: 1,343
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: 469
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: 748
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: 306
Posted By violetflapjack
Anyone else?

Anyone else?
Forum: Allergies   07-24-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
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!
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