Whole 30, Day 0!
So after watching the scale slowly creep UP in the 8 months since Jo was born, I've finally decided enough is enough.
I've started getting more exercise, averaging 4 days per week -- really, not bad for a full-time working mom!
Now it'... Read more
Returning, maybe? (Also, a few baby pics!)
I honestly don't think I've been away from my blog for this long before. There's no way to do an update and no reason to.
Life is amazing. I love my daughter, I love my husby, I love my job, I love my activist work, I love my home.
My... Read more
Thankful for my little family
How can I not be grateful for such adorable people??... Read more
Six weeks of mamahood
Six weeks ago, my baby finally decided it was time to join the outside world, and my life has (duh) been turned upside down. If ANYONE reading this is a single parent, let me take this moment to say that you are officially one strong, kick-ass ... Read more
This may very well be my last blog entry for a while. Granted, I'm not a very consistent blogger at all any more, but this time I'll have an excuse!! With just 4 weeks and 5 days until my due date, I think it's safe to say that I'm about to not ... Read more
Being Pregnant is WONDERFUL! With pics :)
I can't believe it's been so long since I blogged! Life has been pretty crazy lately, but in some great ways. I could list them all, but honestly... why bother? They're over, and things are settling down now.
On the 8th, I had an Ultrasound... Read more
Wow, I really can't handle the food tracker
I've been using the food tracker for the past four days, because my midwife wants me to keep a food diary.
I'm definitely DONE using the food tracker.
I stopped counting calories when I did my Whole 30 last fall, and I'm very quickly r... Read more
The excuses stop here
For a few weeks, my body craved milk and toast like oxygen.
Then, I started having morning sickness that was never really sickness, just a feeling like I was hungover.
So for the first several weeks of my pregnancy, I just ate what tas... Read more
I'm bloated, having mood swings, and gaining weight -- WOOHOO!
Hello, Sparkies! It's been a very long time since I updated -- sorry. It's just been a really crazy start to the "New" Year, and I just haven't had the energy to post as much as I'd like.
Starting in mid/late January, I've been going throug... Read more
Life is good
I have been so crazy busy lately, but I don't mind. The business is wonderful!
Work is going SO WELL. My after school program wrapped up for the semester, and I don't think my girls could have made me any prouder. We all moved from the 10th... Read more
Good lord, how am I supposed to be able to function at ALL when I'm by myself and wondering if I'm pregnant? For the first time ever in my life, I was able to FEEL IT when I ovulated! And by happy coincidence, there was a lot of lovemaking going... Read more
Winter CSA Meals
All right, so what I REALLY want to blog about is this whole trying to make a baby thing, but I need to stop obsessing over that. Instead, let me tell you about my adventures in agriculture!
Last week, I got my first ever CSA Share! It's a ... Read more
10 Days to TTC!!
I know it's partially the PMS, but I'm just so full to the brim with the emotion that I just have to let it out in writing. I need to hear from other women right now.
As you all know, I've had a huge year. It began with a loss, which was im... Read more
Thanks for Whole30
It's Thanksgiving morning. In two hours, my besties will be here and we will begin a whirlwind of dicing, roasting, steaming, stirring, straining, baking, mashing, creaming, and, of course, eating! It's a day for feasting, and the perfect day to... Read more
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Serious Challenge, Serious Changes!
The past four days have been, without a doubt, the most challenging days I've faced in terms of eating healthy since I joined SparkPeople. The Whole30 was never going to be easy to begin with, but coupling it with a last-minute business trip to... Read more