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Forum: Life With a Baby   03-24-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By starflower3
Today, I signed on to my email and did not...

Today, I signed on to my email and did not realize that the speakers were turned up.  My 2 month old baby was sleeping in his bassinet in the same room.  When I signed on, a super loud loud static-y...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   02-02-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By starflower3
I just delivered our fourth child via repeat...

I just delivered our fourth child via repeat planned c/s last week.  Nursing has gone great but I am feeling myself slipping under this dark cloud.  I don't want to start down the anti-depressant...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-15-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By starflower3
Congratulations!  Please try not to think of...

Congratulations!  Please try not to think of your age.  Your body said "Let's Go!" so enjoy :)
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-02-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By starflower3
Thanks for that, Dalia!  I needed the meteor...

Thanks for that, Dalia!  I needed the meteor perspective, haha!  It's been awhile since I've had some sort of food freak-out and mushroom mistrust http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-02-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By starflower3
Today, I picked up a cup of hot Asiago, Stout,...

Today, I picked up a cup of hot Asiago, Stout, Mushroom soup at a local supermarket.  It was delish.  However, I ate a mushroom that seemed to be a different consistency.  It kind've weirded me out...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-23-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 516
Posted By starflower3
I know that an OB I spoke with said that the age...

I know that an OB I spoke with said that the age factor is over-stated.  I think it's because she had her children over 35 as well and experienced these things directly.  The referral part would not...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-22-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 764
Posted By starflower3
I totally relate.  I know it's 'normal' to feel...

I totally relate.  I know it's 'normal' to feel this way, but it still sucks.  I'm feeling that I look awful this pregnancy.  I'm not wanting to go anywhere.  I'm not a glowing picture of pregnancy,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-22-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 535
Posted By starflower3
They can be so insensitive.  They do it so often...

They can be so insensitive.  They do it so often that it just becomes some crass exercise that is part of their job, unfortunately.  I think they become hardened as well.  I dread going for mine...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-22-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 516
Posted By starflower3
Don't you hate it?  I just turned 37 last...

Don't you hate it?  I just turned 37 last week and just had my quad screen.  The general vibe has changed since my other kids were born in my late twenties and early thirties.  Anyway, I had the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-22-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By starflower3
Drink lots of water for those Braxton hicks and...

Drink lots of water for those Braxton hicks and just take it as easy as you can for now.  Pregnancy will all of it's unknowns is scary.  Take things as they come a day at a time.  Wishing you an...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-24-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By starflower3
I'm feeling a little freaked out today. I'm not...

I'm feeling a little freaked out today. I'm not normally superstitious, but, since my previous m/c, (I'm now 13 weeks), I am unnerved very easily.  Today I saw a dead yellow warbler on my sidewalk. ...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-22-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By starflower3
Thank you!  I'll just keep an eye out.  I can...

Thank you!  I'll just keep an eye out.  I can pretty much guarantee that eating out etc. is OVER for this pg. 
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-22-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By starflower3
I had an appt. early this a.m and did not eat...

I had an appt. early this a.m and did not eat anything before leaving.  I did something that, thus far, I've avoided like the plague.  I stopped at McD and ordered a sausage burrito.  I know it's...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-17-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By starflower3
I have not ever heard of this.  Try to not worry...

I have not ever heard of this.  Try to not worry too much.  They are usually very blunt at the 20 week u/s so
if they're telling you not to worry and that chances are that you're fine, try to trust...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-13-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By starflower3
I am 12 weeks today and my nausea is back. I...

I am 12 weeks today and my nausea is back. I have not vomited at all, but have had awful nausea from week 6-8.  At 8 it was on/off until 9. It was mild at 10 and gone at 11.  Now today, in the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-13-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By starflower3
dejagerw:  I hope you feel better.  I totally...

dejagerw:  I hope you feel better.  I totally understand how you're feeling.  I've told only a very few people and was happy at the beginning but relate to the anti-social part.  Miscarriages are...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-12-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By starflower3
Hi Isaut, I'm sorry you're having so much...

Hi Isaut,
I'm sorry you're having so much stress.  Pregnancy can be stressful enough and it sounds as if you need to draw some lines with your mother.  She might want to address her own issues...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-10-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By starflower3
My sister is in the hospital for a relatively...

My sister is in the hospital for a relatively minor procedure but the entire family has gone to visit her.  I have not.  I feel guilty but at 11 weeks am not eager to take any chances with...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-10-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By starflower3
I've never wanted a huge greek salad with feta...

I've never wanted a huge greek salad with feta so much.  I'm erring on the side of caution and hoping I don't go batty in the mean time.  I also heard one has more of a chance of being in a car...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-08-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By starflower3
Oh wow!  CONGRATULATIONS!  Wishing you a happy...

Oh wow!  CONGRATULATIONS!  Wishing you a happy & healthy pregnancy!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-08-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By starflower3
If there is one thing I've noticed women,...

If there is one thing I've noticed women, including myself, freak out about, it's Listeria.  So, given that it's supposedly so rare and isolated, I wonder if maybe more women than we realize come...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-08-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By starflower3
I was wondering if anyone here uses raw garlic...

I was wondering if anyone here uses raw garlic as a natural anti-biotic or just health promoting addition to their diet?  I've been, every few days, crushing up a clove or two with my garlic press,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-05-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By starflower3
Thank you, Fruitful momma & Meepcat.  I'm sorry...

Thank you, Fruitful momma & Meepcat.  I'm sorry for your loss, fruitful mama, that had to be awful, but I'm glad that everything is fine for you now!  Yes, it's always in the back of my mind and I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-05-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By starflower3
I was wondering if anyone knows if it's safe to...

I was wondering if anyone knows if it's safe to stay in a hotel/motel with Wi-Fi routers/connections/availability.  My OB appt. is a ways off and my husband wants to take a short vacay.  Every...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-03-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By starflower3
Seattlemomma, she most certainly knew!  I know,...

Seattlemomma, she most certainly knew!  I know, the nerve.  Thank you for the very nice suggestions, Cricket!  xx
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