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How To Prevent And Prepare For Childhood Car Sickness

By: , September 20th, 2015. Posted in: Health, Parenting, Travel

Childhood car sickness can be difficult to prevent, but there are ways to minimize the risk, and prepare yourself for clean-up.

The first time LB got sick in the car, he was just over two years old, and we were totally unprepared.  We were on our way to the …

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Flip This Diet – Episode 5

By: , June 28th, 2015. Posted in: Happiness, Health

Weight Loss Plateau

This Monday marks eleven weeks of dietary change – and I’m really happy with where I am so far.  I’ve lost a total of 25 pounds (about 2.2 pounds per …

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Flip This Diet – Episode 4

By: , June 11th, 2015. Posted in: Happiness, Health

Slow Carb Rules: Simplify, Simplify, Simplify

Before I get to the Week Eight results, I want to share something about my personality.  This is something that you may have thought five weeks ago (if you’re a …

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Flip This Diet – Episode 3

By: , May 11th, 2015. Posted in: Happiness, Health

Four Weeks In - RESULTS!

It has been six weeks since the fourth member of our family arrived, and LG has been growing like it’s her job!  It basically is her job, so if she …

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Flip This Diet – Episode 2

By: , April 24th, 2015. Posted in: Happiness, Health

The Slow Carb Flipping Has Begun!

Flipping this diet has begun!  But before we get to the good stuff, let me explain a few things.

First, you may notice that my timelines are two weeks between …

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Cesarean: Just Another C-Word

By: , April 22nd, 2015. Posted in: Happiness, Health, Parenting

Challenging the taboo of c-section births.

Today is my nineteenth day of healing from my second c-section surgery.  I am mentally feeling more like myself and the wound in my abdomen has become tolerable without pain medication.  I still …

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Flip This Diet – Episode 1

By: , April 10th, 2015. Posted in: Happiness, Health

Let's Do Something About This Inflammation

When I began writing this post (April 2nd), my weight was 265 pounds.  It was the most I’ve ever weighed, but moreover, the most uncomfortable I’ve ever been.  In the …

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Gotta Flip This Body

By: , March 26th, 2015. Posted in: Happiness, Health, Parenting

My public pledge to improve my health.

My right ankle, both knees, right hip, back, neck, both elbows, hands.

These are the things that hurt at this moment.  I have reached my weight loss tipping point.

I’m …

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5 Glaring Differences Between a First and Second Pregnancy

By: , March 10th, 2015. Posted in: Happiness, Health, Parenting

Observations of a second time pregnant mama.

As happy as I look in these photos, and I am happy…very happy…I am not a person who loves being pregnant.  Not at all.  Aside from how cool it is …

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Maternity Photo

My Elderly Pregnancy

By: , February 13th, 2015. Posted in: Health, Parenting

Listen up, medical community.  I have a question that needs an answer, and a problem that needs a solution.

Exactly how old is “elderly”?  When I looked it up in the dictionary, I found it defined as “of advanced age” or “old”.  According the Social Security Administration, a woman …

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