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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-16-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 9,164
Posted By indiemamma
I am learning how to garden and I hope to save...

I am learning how to garden and I hope to save seeds at the end of the season. I like this self-reliant method o feeding my family!!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-18-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 5,721
Posted By indiemamma
Hi Mammas!   I've had a super tough week......

Hi Mammas!
 
I've had a super tough week... I'm battling some depression (this is normal when you move away from all your friends and family... still haven't found friends after a year of living...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-06-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 5,721
Posted By indiemamma
Hey! I'm really not sure what's up with my body,...

Hey! I'm really not sure what's up with my body, but FF took away their dotted red lines and maybe I didn't O when I thought. Oh well. DH and I had fun!...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-27-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,512
Posted By indiemamma
Hi there! I realize I'm jumping in super LATE in...

Hi there! I realize I'm jumping in super LATE in adding my name to this thread, but here I am! We are TTC baby #4 and I'm still very much nursing DS#2 (he's 16 months). I just had my first cycle...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-02-2009, 03:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 20,527
Posted By indiemamma
So I walked all over CVS tonight looking for...

So I walked all over CVS tonight looking for castor oil, and the pharmacists were busy. I finally grabbed the mineral oil, because it looked the same as the castor oil I took 4 years ago to induce...
Forum: October 2009   08-30-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,113
Posted By indiemamma
I refuse to be frightened by anything, including...

I refuse to be frightened by anything, including medical advice (although I did scream in the shower yesterday when a huge spider dropped on my breast from the ceiling... but I think that's pretty...
Forum: October 2009   08-30-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,813
Posted By indiemamma
At last check up (30 wks), I was up 7.5 lbs, but...

At last check up (30 wks), I was up 7.5 lbs, but I was overweight starting out. Most of the new weight feels like it's all in my belly, where it should be, but OH MY PELVIS hurts!!!!...
Forum: October 2009   08-30-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By indiemamma
So this is my third pregnancy AND I'm a doula,...

So this is my third pregnancy AND I'm a doula, but I've never run into this problem before. I'm hoping one of you has AND has an awesome solution!

Sex is usually amazing for DH and me. With his...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-03-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By indiemamma
Yes, the decision has been made that going UC is...

Yes, the decision has been made that going UC is too much for DH. But I've been a Doula at several births with our local HB midwife and I really love her, so that's what we'll be doing. I'm going to...
Forum: October 2009   03-02-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 362
Posted By indiemamma
Tell me about B6. What does it do and how does...

Tell me about B6. What does it do and how does it help? I'm 6 weeks tomorrow and the last two days have been really bad.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-01-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By indiemamma
Thanks! That is helpful!

Thanks! That is helpful!
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-01-2009, 02:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By indiemamma
What are you doing about prenatal care? A huge...

What are you doing about prenatal care? A huge reason why I'm considering UC is because the cost of prenatal/birth is so high. This is #3 for us, and my prenatal visits were weight, urine...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-28-2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,028
Posted By indiemamma
I would say that, with a first baby, there isn't...

I would say that, with a first baby, there isn't much for anyone besides your DP to do except maybe laundry or bringing dinner or something. I really appreciated my mom's help babysitting after our...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-28-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By indiemamma
I was sent home after laboring in the hospital...

I was sent home after laboring in the hospital all day with no apparent progress. I was 3 days before my due date and feeling very ready to be in labor, but was told over and over that I wasn't in...
Forum: October 2009   02-28-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 615
Posted By indiemamma
I'm due 10/27 with #3! I waited a whole week...

I'm due 10/27 with #3! I waited a whole week before I couldn't keep my mouth shut anymore. Good news is hard to keep secret! I am a little skittish this time around, though, because we've had three...
Forum: Family Planning   09-30-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 6,126
Posted By indiemamma
Quote: Originally Posted by MarineWife...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MarineWife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12279584)
How old is your youngest, about 3 years...
Forum: Family Planning   09-28-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 6,126
Posted By indiemamma
Quote: Originally Posted by MarineWife...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MarineWife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12276970)
Are we all picking up each other's...
Forum: Family Planning   09-28-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 6,126
Posted By indiemamma
AF is here for me too!!! 376 days since dd was...

AF is here for me too!!! 376 days since dd was born! I actually POAS yesterday morning, and then AF showed up later that day (I'm impatient). So no baby, and I finally get to use my Diva Cup!!!!!!!
Forum: Family Planning   09-24-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 6,126
Posted By indiemamma
So now that I've updated my Ovusoft, it agrees...

So now that I've updated my Ovusoft, it agrees with y'all that I O'd on the 17th. My only worry is that we DTD on the 16th but he w/d. He didn't pee before or anything like that, so there is a...
Forum: Family Planning   09-22-2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 6,126
Posted By indiemamma
I didn't chart temps on vacation, but kept track...

I didn't chart temps on vacation, but kept track of my CF and charted it on my FF page. I think I've had a temperature shift and it seems like my CF is going back to my BIP, so I think I may have...
Forum: Family Planning   09-18-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 6,126
Posted By indiemamma
Hey everyone! Just wanted to pop in and say I'm...

Hey everyone! Just wanted to pop in and say I'm back from vacation. I ended up not taking my temps at all, but tried to chart my CF when I could. Oregon was amazing and restful and interesting!
...
Forum: Family Planning   09-07-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 6,126
Posted By indiemamma
Quote: Originally Posted by MarineWife...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MarineWife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12117512)
indiemamma ~ Are you still waiting for...
Forum: Family Planning   09-06-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 6,126
Posted By indiemamma
Hey Ladies! So our family is leaving Monday...

Hey Ladies!

So our family is leaving Monday for a big two-week trip up to Oregon for a week with DH's family and then a week with my folks in the Bay Area (CA). Even with tandem bfing, I'm only...
Forum: Family Planning   08-24-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 7,777
Posted By indiemamma
Quote: Originally Posted by angelxxrose...

Quote:
Originally Posted by angelxxrose http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12024671)
Can someone please explain BIP to me? I...
Forum: Family Planning   08-24-2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 7,777
Posted By indiemamma
Quote: Originally Posted by MarineWife...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MarineWife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12020021)
So, let me ask you all this. When ttc, I...
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