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No, Peeing Just a Little Bit Every Time You Laugh — And Other Stuff Happening Down There — Is NOT Normal

When I gave birth to my first born, 12+ years ago, I knew so little about birth, about the birthing industry, about how birth and pregnancy would dramatically alter my body.  As detailed in the story of my first birth experience, it was a traumatizing birth that ended with a healthy 8 pound 12 ounce boy, [...]

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Birth #3

This blog was intended to go beyond fitness and health topics.  I hoped to write about anything that affects moms and hopefully help moms move through (move it momma) their (our) busy, hectic, sometimes overwhelming lives. It has been years since my last post and with my 2.6 year old daughter starting full time school [...]

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Thank You From a Very Tired Mom

I am a mom of three including a 5 week old with colic or reflux or some combination of the two.  For anyone who has had a baby who cries after every feed, who cannot be put down, who is up all night long nursing and crying, you know how emotionally messed up I am [...]

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My Uterus is Confused

A few posts ago I talked about how my belly was so big and how annoyed I was hearing all the unsolicited comments about my large belly size.  Turns out there was a reason why my belly appeared and continues to appear larger than typical – I have a condition that affects 1% of pregnant [...]

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Losing Someone Who Never Was

    A week ago today, I took a home pregnancy test and learned that I was pregnant with my 3rd child.  Those of you who know me know that I have been thinking and talking about having another baby for the last 4 years.  In fact, I chronicled my waffling over a 3rd child [...]

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