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Forum: Spirituality   11-09-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,759
Posted By Rikki Jean
Thank you, sraplayas! :love I would...

Thank you, sraplayas! :love

I would appreciate some prayers. I have adrenal fatigue, and it makes mornings extremely difficult for me. My intention every Sunday for weeks has been to go to...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-07-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 909
Posted By Rikki Jean
November Chat Thread

I'm so glad this week is over. I had a traffic ticket to take care of, so I had to drag my kids with me to the DMV, the police department, and the traffic court (just to see the clerk, not a judge)....
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-07-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 183
Posted By Rikki Jean
I remembered last night that when I was pg with...

I remembered last night that when I was pg with DS1, DH kept joking around about playing "Welcome to the Jungle" as he was being born. I'm still not sure if he was half-serious, but I certainly told...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-07-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 909
Posted By Rikki Jean
I need to have the room ready to put a bed in for...

I need to have the room ready to put a bed in for my mom. She usually spends the night a couple of times in the first week. Right now, I have nowhere for her to sleep!

I really just want it to be...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-06-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Rikki Jean
My third was my fastest labor and birth. The...

My third was my fastest labor and birth. The fastest birth part was...not pleasant. It was scary or awful, but it was the first time I said, "I don't ever want to do that again!" She just shot out...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-06-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 183
Posted By Rikki Jean
I love that Cake song! As a young baby,...

I love that Cake song!

As a young baby, DS2 was strangely calmed by listening to Red Hot Chili Peppers, specifically "Give it Away Now." So weird!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-06-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 183
Posted By Rikki Jean
I've never done it intentionally, but my kids...

I've never done it intentionally, but my kids have been exposed to a lot of music during my pgs anyway. DH is in a band and I was doing music when I was pg with DS1, too. We actually saw Motorhead...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-06-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 909
Posted By Rikki Jean
I have been MIA for a couple of weeks. Super...

I have been MIA for a couple of weeks. Super crazy busy over here!

I'm 26 weeks, and hoping the next 14 or so weeks go reallllllllllllly slowly. Weird, I know. I have a huge to-do list to get...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-27-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 447
Posted By Rikki Jean
DDC crashing. I'm so sorry, mama. My eight and...

DDC crashing. I'm so sorry, mama. My eight and ten week miscarriages were very similar to yours. I had no idea how much it would be like actual labor, without a reward in the end. :hug:


Sent...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-20-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,617
Posted By Rikki Jean
Finally took a photo! 24 weeks...

Finally took a photo!

24 weeks http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/20/621db5fda960e160b39599c292ccd000.jpg


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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-19-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,100
Posted By Rikki Jean
Food Diaries!

In the spirit of honesty, I bring you my day of (mostly) junk food.

S- Apple, banana, peanuts, raisins

B- Bacon, mushrooms, and egg scramble, with buttered sourdough toast

S-...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 538
Posted By Rikki Jean
Filling the freezer

Is anyone else gearing up to start stocking the freezer soon? We can count on some postpartum meals, but I don't really know how many, so I want to be prepared. Even if we get them for two or three...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,207
Posted By Rikki Jean
October Chat (Feb DDC)

TeeThatsMe, I'm so sorry you had such a bad day. That sounds like a nightmare. :(

Thanks for the link with the list! Some great ideas there. I was just going to say how much I especially liked...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 10,495
Posted By Rikki Jean
Valerie11, there is a really simple chiropractic...

Valerie11, there is a really simple chiropractic adjustment that helps with SPD, and you can do it at home. Do you know about it? You lay on your back with your knees up, and you have someone try to...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,100
Posted By Rikki Jean
How have I missed this thread before? A chance to...

How have I missed this thread before? A chance to talk about food!?

B- berry smoothie: whole milk yogurt, raw eggs, raspberries, strawberries, bananas. I need to come up with something to make...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 292
Posted By Rikki Jean
*~*~* Spotlight on boscopup!*~*~*

Yay, brass! I played french horn in school (I was a clarinet transplant) and it's still sitting in my closet. :)



Me too!




What are your favorite foods?
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 10,495
Posted By Rikki Jean
Oh man, I remember the first time that happened...

Oh man, I remember the first time that happened to me. It was funny and sad at the same time!


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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 436
Posted By Rikki Jean
Thanks for all of the sweet comments about my...

Thanks for all of the sweet comments about my love story. I love to tell it! I realized that I forgot to include a couple of things, which may not be that important to anyone else, but I'm a...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 436
Posted By Rikki Jean
Thanks for saying this. I figured I was probably...

Thanks for saying this. I figured I was probably bordering on over-sharing, and I know I am longwinded and rambly; it's nice to know it's appreciated!

I took two years of French in high school. ...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 436
Posted By Rikki Jean
At this point, I think so. At one point, we...

At this point, I think so. At one point, we seriously contemplated moving to IL to be closer to my family, but it would mean starting all over, and DH hates cold weather and snow, which kind of...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 436
Posted By Rikki Jean
Ha! As an outsider, I can say that it would have...

Ha! As an outsider, I can say that it would have been pretty hilarious if they had played that! So glad I could bring up that memory for you. ;)

DS1 will be nine next week, and is an aspiring...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 436
Posted By Rikki Jean
I was an English major. My not-well-thought-out...

I was an English major. My not-well-thought-out plan was to teach high school English until we had kids (whenever that was to be, since we were neither ttc or tta), and then stay home to homeschool...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 436
Posted By Rikki Jean
I used to always say ten. When we got married,...

I used to always say ten. When we got married, that was the number...it was just an arbitrary number, really. I think I knew I wanted a big family, and ten was good for shock value? I have no...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 436
Posted By Rikki Jean
I'm promising myself that tonight's meal (chicken...

I'm promising myself that tonight's meal (chicken and orzo) is going to be simple. It only takes two pots, although I might be able to squeeze it into one...nevermind the dishes for salad and a...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 436
Posted By Rikki Jean
Sorry it's taken me forever to come back! ...

Sorry it's taken me forever to come back! Wednesday evening and yesterday ended up being kind of nutty at my house, so I didn't have a chance to come back. I'm getting on it now! ;)

And it's...
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