ROXROBERTS13's SparkPeople Blog ROXROBERTS13's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community endometriosis I have a beautiful perfect little girl who is 6 months old. I never thought I would ever have my own kids. adn than I got pregnant with her which was a surprise that I am so thankful for. <BR> <BR> Since I was a teenager I've battled with sever pelvic pain, not thinking anything of it because most people including my mom thought it was in my head. <BR> <BR> Now 8 years down the road from when it all started. Ive had 2 Drs. suggest endometriosis. however my primary gynocologist still wont... Tue, 23 Jul 2013 01:04:07 EST I'm baaaacccckkkkk! things have been crazy stressfull lately! <BR> <BR> but got some really positive news! <BR> <BR> 1. my physical therapy is helping a lot!! <BR> 2. my nest friend an MP just got home from afghanistan after being there for a year!! <BR> 3. my nova baby (daughter) had her wellness appointment and is healthy as an ox! 16 pounds!! at 4.5 months old!! <BR> 4. I lost more weight!!!! :D I started at 249 after i gave birth. I am now 200 even!! Fri, 14 Jun 2013 22:00:22 EST sounds like exercise to me! does cleaning count as exercise? <BR> it should haha Ive been spring cleaning since 9 this morning. <BR> <BR> lifting <BR> twists (sweeping) <BR> walking <BR> stretching <BR> squating <BR> <BR> sounds like exercise to me!! Sun, 2 Jun 2013 11:36:38 EST How do you loose weight when the Dr says no exercising!? How do you loose the baby weight (especially around the tummy) if your told not to exercise due to diastisis recti (in my case) I'm not supposed to do anything with my core muscles. no planks no crunches not sit ups no twists no contractions or extension movement.... its a wonder that i'm allowed to leave my bed!! <BR> <BR> feeling discouraged and frustrated. <em>46</em> Fri, 31 May 2013 10:48:56 EST salt-a-holic i LOVE salt. <BR> it goes on and in most everything i make. <BR> regular salt garlic salt. salt. salt. salt. <BR> <BR> today: <BR> i DID NOT PUT ANY SALT on my eggs!! I only drizzled a teaspoon of ketchup for flavor!!! <BR> and it was surprisingly ok. i think i could get used to it. Fri, 31 May 2013 09:08:31 EST "i think my temperatures rising" 87 degrees <BR> eighty-freakin-seven. <BR> <BR> I have NEVER done well it hot weather not even when i was a 120 pound athlete. Hot days kill me. NO matter how much shade I sit in or how much water I drink or even if I opt for a Gatorade for the electrolytes. I just can't function. <BR> <BR> I sit or lay down with a fan on me like a beached whale. <BR> <BR> How do you cope with the hot weather?? <BR> <BR> Fri, 31 May 2013 08:44:18 EST diastisis recti anybody else out there with this condition? <em>303</em> Thu, 30 May 2013 21:41:50 EST TEAM: Overcoming Complications after Childbirth The title of my blog: Overcoming Complications after Childbirth <BR> is a team I made here on SP. I am the only member at the moment. <BR> my goal is to have other women or even men join my group with me so I and others in the future don't feel so alone in their struggles after childbirth. <BR> <BR> My childbirth was traumatic. I was in labor for 20 hours. I wanted it to go natural but that didn't work. I ended up with an epidural (after 16+ tries to get it in) - with a hope of 1 outcome ove... Thu, 30 May 2013 20:02:46 EST To eat or not to eat the answer is to eat.... but what to eat?! <BR> <BR> Today and yesterday i was out with my mother-in-law. she treats. yesterday was Chinese, talk about going over my daily limits on every category! And today, burger king. i was good.... i thought. I ordered a plain chicken sandwich with lettuce & NO FRIES I also ordered a coffee.... well a frappe which is basically an ice coffee except smaller ice cubes! and my flavored dunkin donuts coffee, completely doable and staying in my goal range is... Thu, 30 May 2013 19:51:08 EST Zombified during labour My daughters Name is Novaleigh Kai. She was born on 1/29/13 at 5:48pm weighing in at 9lbs 7oz! I went in at 7pm on 1/28 to be induced. My Contractions Started at 11 after the little pill thingy softened my cervix. <BR> <BR> My goal was to have her naturally. Well, naturally natural failed. <BR> <BR> My water broke somewhere between 1 and 2.... that was at 3 cm. I labored naturally until my body stopped progressing at 6 cm. So they gave me an IV med that was just a happy chemical to see if... Tue, 28 May 2013 13:49:08 EST Who knew you could actually be allergic to your pregnancy?! BLEEDING <BR> MORNING SICKNESS <BR> CONTRACTIONS AT 21 WEEKS <BR> BV 4 TIMES! <BR> AN ALLERGIC REACTION TO THE PREGNANCY <BR> BEING INDUCED BECAUSE I WAS 41 WEEKS ALONG <BR> <BR> AND THAT'S JUST THE PREGNANCY NOT THE BIRTH.... <BR> <BR> I had a very difficult pregnancy. It started with bleeding which because of past events I thought i was having another miscarriage. Then it became severe morning sickness, constant morning sickness that lasted through both my first and second trimester. Fro... Tue, 28 May 2013 11:44:18 EST