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November 2010 Blog Posts (5)

Dealing With Diabetes

Heredity gave me my genetics; its highs, its lows. My birth weight was the first signal that diabetes might await. How I deal with it in my adult life may perhaps save me from my mother's fate.…


Added by Pat. Marsden on November 18, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Organizing Room-by-Room for Baby

It’s amazing how much stuff comes along with the birth of a tiny baby! The little pieces of clothing, the diapers and related supplies, the bottles and binkies, the blankets and toys, books and bath toys. It’s really almost in-comprehensive how much stuff there is to manage for this little bundle of joy. So, what do we do with it all

Create Zones – this is a critical, in any space. It may seem like a basic idea, and…


Added by Stacey Crew on November 15, 2010 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Kidney Reflux... No, the Other Reflux

In his short lifetime, my son has endured two major surgeries and three hospitalizations. At age 14 months, he underwent ureter re-implantation surgery to correct level V reflux in his solitary left kidney.

In utero, my ultrasound revealed that my son had a solitary kidney. Somewhere along the way, from week 20 to week 28, his right kidney decided to atrophy. By week 32, the kidney was barely distinguishable amongst… Continue

Added by Brenda Milouchev on November 9, 2010 at 8:56am — 4 Comments

Just Don't Say It's Triplets!

This is an article that I wrote that was featured on New I had so much fun telling this story that I wanted to repost it here. You never know who might read it and go, "Oh God I totally get what you mean!" Enjoy!

Yep, those were the words that came out of my mouth the day my mid-wife said she thought she saw twins. It was also the day I new I was psychic. Up until that day, 7 weeks and 3 days into the pregnancy…


Added by Brandi Best on November 8, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Workout Your Body and Mind

Anaerobic exercise, or interval workouts, are an important part of getting physically fit and staying healthy for the mind and body. An anaerobic workout is one where your heart rate is elevated and you’re using your muscles at a high intensity for a short period of time. You then take a rest, let your heart rate come down and repeat.…


Added by Angie Hoffman on November 1, 2010 at 11:39am — No Comments

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