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Forum: Life With a Baby   03-19-2011, 12:32 AM
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Posted By theoldmommers
We use the arm's reach co-sleeper as a stand...

We use the arm's reach co-sleeper as a stand alone bassinet (I just cannot sleep for more than a few minutes if co-sleeping).  She's been pulling herself up on her knees when she wakes up for about...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-14-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,712
Posted By theoldmommers
At 6mos. DD just made 14lbs.  I can't remember...

At 6mos. DD just made 14lbs.  I can't remember how long she was, not 26 inches for sure.  She's a healthy energetic girl and doesn't look skinny.  At her 9 mo. appt. she was 15lbs 10oz.  Again,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-27-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,775
Posted By theoldmommers
Ditto on the choking.  Those things scare me. ...

Ditto on the choking.  Those things scare me.  DS now 8 (fortunately!) choked on them more than once.  He would suck on it until a big chunk broke off which would be all gummy.  It happened to a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-24-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By theoldmommers
Hey, All.  Things have been going better.  I've...

Hey, All.  Things have been going better.  I've really been able to relax thanks to all the input from you ladies - especially regarding volume!  I have tried jarred food when I don't have time to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-21-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By theoldmommers
Asiago, thank you so much for your thoughtful...

Asiago, thank you so much for your thoughtful reply.  That information is so interesting and 15th % - well, yippee!
 
Thank you also, Mosaic.  I was pinging a little.  According to the charts at...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-21-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By theoldmommers
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by HonkyTonka http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1299072/fed-up-with-spoon-feeding#post_16275739)...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-21-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By theoldmommers
Thanks, everyone. Those are all great...

Thanks, everyone. Those are all great suggestions.  You're right, Cecelia's Mama, there is no reason to get myself all worked up unless the Ped starts talking FTT.  That would be crazy since Miss...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-20-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By theoldmommers
Hi, maybe this belongs under "skinny babies...

Hi, maybe this belongs under "skinny babies tribe" but I'd love to hear from mamas who've BTDT.  DD is 8.5 mos and according to my scale weighs 14.6lbs, which means she's gained .6 in 2.5 months. ...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-16-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By theoldmommers
Does anyone have a good recipe?  I love hot...

Does anyone have a good recipe?  I love hot chocolate, but it's not such a sustaining breakfast!  I used to love the Slimfast Hot Chocolate (yeah, I know, I'd probably gag on it now!) and I'd like...
Forum: Parenting   02-16-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,569
Posted By theoldmommers
I did the pixie cut after DS and I was sooooo...

I did the pixie cut after DS and I was sooooo sorry I did.  I was going for a Sharon Stone kind of look, but since I don't have Sharon Stone's face it came out more - nun without the veil!  I had a...
Forum: Learning at School   01-05-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,484
Posted By theoldmommers
I agree that the constant flow of junk is really...

I agree that the constant flow of junk is really irritating.  Getting involved is a great idea if you have the time/inclination.  I do not give my 8 year old son any foods with artificial...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-31-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,315
Posted By theoldmommers
Does anyone know if there is support on the site...

Does anyone know if there is support on the site somewhere for people who are struggling with the new plan.  I was doing so well with the old one and now I just can't seem to get back in the...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-28-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,426
Posted By theoldmommers
Today I'm drinking 8 glasses of water and eating...

Today I'm drinking 8 glasses of water and eating 2 pieces of fruit.  I'll do that plus one additional task each day until New Year.  Then I will be back on plan.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-28-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,426
Posted By theoldmommers
Oh, Spugly - that's *exactly* what I've been...

Oh, Spugly - that's *exactly* what I've been saying!  Oh, dear, oh dear, it has not been pretty.  Fortunately, we don't do New Year's (can't be bothered) so nothing's stopping me from getting back...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-09-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,315
Posted By theoldmommers
If you're building a recipe it's going to list...

If you're building a recipe it's going to list the points value as if you were just eating it separately.  However, the calculation counts all the carbs, etc. in that food when it's tallying up. ...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-01-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,426
Posted By theoldmommers
Just to get the ball rolling I'm committing to...

Just to get the ball rolling I'm committing to getting to 125lbs by Christmas (-6lbs).  I've got the new WW plan working for me (hopefully!).  I've let things slide for over a week now and I've paid...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-24-2010, 05:45 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,925
Posted By theoldmommers
No weight loss this week.  Not a surprise...

No weight loss this week.  Not a surprise really.  I've kind of taken a bit of a break.  It's such a struggle to get through the day with the lack of sleep.  DD still waking 4x a night, then DH...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-22-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,925
Posted By theoldmommers
OK things are on the slide here.  I've not...

OK things are on the slide here.  I've not really been measuring my portions as well as eating over points target every day.  I never get a chance to exercise anymore.  DD has been waking up 3 and 4...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-19-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,925
Posted By theoldmommers
Just got DD down for a nap and I thought, great,...

Just got DD down for a nap and I thought, great, DH is home I'll go for my walk.  I came downstairs to find that he's gone running http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/irked.gif.  Hpmph, now...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-17-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,925
Posted By theoldmommers
129lbs!  Update please!  The 120's yippee!  It...

129lbs!  Update please!  The 120's yippee!  It was a close one this week.  I used up all my extra points plus had to do some exercise to make up for a negative points value!  I start to get bored...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-10-2010, 05:01 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,925
Posted By theoldmommers
131lbs this morning!  Update please.   Wow, I'm...

131lbs this morning!  Update please.   Wow, I'm so pleased!  Another 2lbs.  We even went out for brunch for my bro's b'day on Sunday and I used up all of my flex points (or whatever they're...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-03-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,925
Posted By theoldmommers
133lbs today! Update please. The good thing...

133lbs today! Update please. The good thing about WW is that it's helping me establish good habits without feeling deprived. I'm hoping to keep going strong even when the inevitable plateau hits....
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-02-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,925
Posted By theoldmommers
Amanda - I agree with Nola79. I have a friend...

Amanda - I agree with Nola79. I have a friend who is just the nicest person. When her older, depressed, fatter sister got on the medication she needed, started to feel better and lost weight I...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-29-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By theoldmommers
I used to like Vogue VegeBase, but now prefer...

I used to like Vogue VegeBase, but now prefer Better than Bouillon.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-27-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,241
Posted By theoldmommers
It's my weigh in day - 135! Update please! I'm...

It's my weigh in day - 135! Update please! I'm really pleased since I was up to 138 this time last week. I've been on the scale a couple of times this week and it's always been 135.something,...
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