"Your 1-hour glucose test results were elevated." Hearing those words from the nurse made me feel a bit defeated because I knew that meant I had to take the dreaded 3-hour test as soon as possible.
Old wives tales have been around for ages, and can be found online by doing a simple search. Throughout my investigation, I came across several tales; many of them hit the nail right on the head. Others were just down right ridiculous, to say so myself. I'm hoping my experience will either give you insight on the gender of your baby or debunk the old wives tales once and for all.
Reminiscing on the night I stayed up until 4am because I was suffering from the most terrible heartburn ever let me know I am definitely included in that 8. But no worries, after much research and experimenting, I have found a few things which has helped me prevent and relieve heartburn and indigestion naturally. And not to toot my own horn, but I haven't experienced any discomfort since that dreadful night weeks ago.
There were several times when I created an image of how I wanted him to be, and did everything in my power to put the picture together piece by piece. In my mind, I thought I was being a good wife as I stuffed my selfish attempts down his throat. I even believed doing so nominated me for the "Best Wife" award, hands down. Boy, was I so wrong.
Your ultimate goal when expecting is to have a healthy pregnancy. But to be one hundred percent honest, this is my first pregnancy where I've really sought out to have a healthy 9 months. With my previous pregnancies, I ate and drank like crap 24/7. And no, this isn't an exaggeration. I didn't move my … Continue reading 5 Easy Tips to Have a Fit Pregnancy Throughout All Trimesters
I hope this lack of morning sickness means I’m having a boy! When I was pregnant with both of my girls’, I threw up a lot. So keep your fingers crossed for me!
Research shows that the average person gains 7 to 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and Christmas. This of course is most likely water weight due to sodium and retention, but still, who wants to feel all fluffy and see the scale creep up? Not I! If you are amongst the many who feel crappy from too … Continue reading How to Stay Fit and Healthy Over the Holidays While Having Your Cake and Eating it Too
Many people shy away from having a close relationship with God. They believe the relationship is too hard, comes with many rules, or that it can't be maintained. But, after trial and error, I have found that this isn't the truth at all. The Only Relationship For The weak At Heart We live in a … Continue reading 1 Simple Rule to Maintain a Close Relationship With God
My pregnancy journey has been pretty quiet thus far and only been shared with family and friends. I have yet to share the big news on any social media, so if you follow me on Instagram and just so happen to stumble across this blog...SURPRISE! 🙂 Like many women expecting, I wanted to at least … Continue reading My Pregnancy Story: How I Found Out I’m Expecting Baby #3
My daughter has 4C natural hair. If I had to describe her hair in words, it would be beautiful, coily, coarse, and a bit (or a lot) unruly. It's so beautiful and different though, which brings me to my love/hate relationship with it. Finding a good hair product that can actually tame her edges … Continue reading Creme of Nature Edge Control & 4C Hair: Is It Worth The Buy? (Pictures Included)