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Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-23-2015, 11:08 AM
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Pre-made stuff is the worst. There are rare...

Pre-made stuff is the worst. There are rare packages - Amy's has a couple of low-sodium offerings in the freezer section IIRC; you can buy low-sodium chicken broth and soups - that advertise low...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-23-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By carnelianlight
My fave is http://www.cakewrecks.com/ For...

My fave is http://www.cakewrecks.com/

For being snarky, it's relatively clean, and it always leaves my ribs aching.
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-21-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 570
Posted By carnelianlight
I pricked a pinky after dinner tonight and got a...

I pricked a pinky after dinner tonight and got a 192 reading which is a lifetime high, it was shocking. So five minutes later I pricked the opposite pinky and it said 96. My blood sugar meter must be...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-20-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 570
Posted By carnelianlight
Catholic Mama - yes! The thought of going back to...

Catholic Mama - yes! The thought of going back to "paleo bread" is vaguely depressing. I just want something on which to slather my raw butter and cheese and all the delicious nut butters.
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-20-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 570
Posted By carnelianlight
I am off the craving train. Started doing my...

I am off the craving train. Started doing my finger-pricks and food-journaling for GD screening and everything is good until I eat processed carbs (rice included) at which point I get...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   08-18-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By carnelianlight
Oh dear! The midwives here generally have an...

Oh dear! The midwives here generally have an assist who joins them for transition through aftercare, and a backup. I LOVE the person who is on call as assist and backup - but she'll be at the...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-18-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 570
Posted By carnelianlight
Found a donut substitute: rice krispie treats....

Found a donut substitute: rice krispie treats. :Sheepish:2whistle
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-16-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 570
Posted By carnelianlight
I am usually on the track of trying to figure out...

I am usually on the track of trying to figure out what my cravings are pointing to on a deeper level, and then satisfying THAT. Sugar craving? Must be needing more probiotic-rich food! Or more...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-14-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 570
Posted By carnelianlight
Oh YUM my3beasties! Those look amazing. I read...

Oh YUM my3beasties! Those look amazing. I read each of the comments and if these get made, it will have to be for a brunch party so I don't eat them all that day! Just reading all the recipe steps...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-13-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 570
Posted By carnelianlight
Donuts. Yea. That's my only craving. The yeasty...

Donuts. Yea. That's my only craving. The yeasty kind it's impossible to find organic.
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-12-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,319
Posted By carnelianlight
All these beautiful pregnant bellies are making...

All these beautiful pregnant bellies are making me wonder how many times I didn't recognize a 6 months pregnant mama!
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-11-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 698
Posted By carnelianlight
I would love to know of crunchy semi-permanent...

I would love to know of crunchy semi-permanent birth control options (not involving hormones or stuff one can be allergic to, such as copper, or less-reliable methods like FAM or barriers). Ummm, add...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   08-11-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By carnelianlight
I'm wondering how to balance avoiding sugar...

I'm wondering how to balance avoiding sugar problems, and keeping the baby in long enough to ensure I don't go into labor while my midwives are at the big midwifery conference in mid-late October.
...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-10-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By carnelianlight
There is something incredibly reassuring about a...

There is something incredibly reassuring about a good old-school medicine bag. A few weeks before delivering I saw a different midwife's kit - stocked chock full of homeopathics, flower essences,...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-08-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 698
Posted By carnelianlight
No. But if we win the lottery later in life, we...

No. But if we win the lottery later in life, we will adopt a puppy pile of children.
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-08-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By carnelianlight
Same here! The only solution I have is not really...

Same here! The only solution I have is not really a solution - it's to do more yoga / stretching / physical birth preparation, and talk to the baby and ask for help with making more space in the...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-05-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 288
Posted By carnelianlight
Yes, the site looks MUCH better! I've already...

Yes, the site looks MUCH better! I've already been inspired to practice. That is helping me feel so much more connected.
Position analysis is an art. The OB I saw last pg couldn't be bothered &...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-05-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 288
Posted By carnelianlight
My babe is flipping around and mostly staying...

My babe is flipping around and mostly staying transverse so far, which I also have some anxiety about because California no longer allows midwife-attended breech homebirths. MW wants the head down by...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-04-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By carnelianlight
Building codes require floors to be able to...

Building codes require floors to be able to support a certain number of pounds per square foot. We are in a multi-story building with neighbors beneath, so the prospect of a collapsing floor during...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-04-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 785
Posted By carnelianlight
Voondrop, have you tried freecycle / craigslist /...

Voondrop, have you tried freecycle / craigslist / nextdoor for boxes? There are so many people doing online shopping now (it's really bad in our building) that if you put out a request for a specific...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   07-31-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By carnelianlight
Welcome! Who will be around to help you, even if...

Welcome! Who will be around to help you, even if not professionally?
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   07-31-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By carnelianlight
Yup. I'm really trying to keep up my water and...

Yup. I'm really trying to keep up my water and fat intake to cope with 'em. My midwife said to drink a quart of water and lie down when they're intense. Ummm, sure, but I'm usually on a city street...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   07-26-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 785
Posted By carnelianlight
Fox-fern, I hope your costochondritis resolves...

Fox-fern, I hope your costochondritis resolves with anti-inflammatory foods and rest (ha!). It sounds painful.

I am bummed to have what must be heartburn this weekend after eating a piece of...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   07-25-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By carnelianlight
(1) Clothes from NB-3 months (2) Carseat. I...

(1) Clothes from NB-3 months
(2) Carseat. I didn't realize some were actually 'green.' Hopefully they also play well with the few double strollers we are considering.
(3) Double stroller - we...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   07-21-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By carnelianlight
I hypnobabied (!) myself last time around, and in...

I hypnobabied (!) myself last time around, and in my opinion that labor and delivery was the most beautiful experience, ever. Recently I read an article saying that hypnobabies and the absence or...
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