Monthly Archives: July 2015


Favorite Protein Shake: Mocha Peanut Butter Protein 2

I’ve been really getting into drinking protein shakes every day, usually on the way to work.  It’s so convenient and I usually don’t have much of an appetite in the morning.  I prefer to drink my breakfast first thing in the morning!  Plus, I’m lazy in the AM, so a shake is perf. I go back and forth on drinking caffeine and not drinking caffeiene and right now I’m totally in lustful caffeine mode.  Bring me all the coffee and Diet Dr. Pepper!  When I was nursing baby boy, I avoided caffeine, but I weaned about a month ago, so time to party, right! Here’s what I’ve been throwing in the shake lately and let me tell you, this mix is SO GOOD: 1 cup […]

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preventing morning sickness

Preventing Morning Sickness Before You’re Pregnant

When I was pregnant with my son, I had pretty bad morning sickness.  I felt sick pretty much all day from week 6 through week 18 or 19.  It was miserable to feel like you had mild food poisoning for 3 months.  I ended up taking Zofran which I didn’t love for 2 reasons: it didn’t really work that well and I was always worried the drugs were hurting the baby. I came across a pin on Pinterest a few months ago claiming that you could prevent morning sickness before you got pregnant.  Hmm, intriguing.  I would do anything to prevent that awful feeling for our next pregnancy! After reading that article and doing some more research, I learned that some woman have had success […]