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Forum: Toddler Health   06-23-2015, 07:34 PM
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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: 371
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: 406
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: 349
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: 554
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: 9,611
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: 9,611
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: 9,611
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: 9,611
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: 9,611
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: 1,801
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: 602
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: 9,611
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: 602
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: 9,611
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: 9,611
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: 1,309
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: 456
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: 739
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: 293
Posted By violetflapjack
Anyone else?

Anyone else?
Forum: Allergies   07-24-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
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: 293
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: 279
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: 780
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: 1,538
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....
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