Day 2001- Another Whole30 Begins
So Henry has sounded very congested the past few days, so I went to the doctor on Wednesday and we discussed how he's been spitting up and throwing up. She said it may be because of the dairy I consume, and suggested I go off it to see how he re... Read more
Day 1996- How 10 Years Were Almost Gone In A Second
On Saturday May 27, 2017, J.D. and I celebrated our 10 year dating anniversary. I am so lucky to be with a man whom I love more and more each day.
However, on Wednesday, May 24th, J.D. was riding his bike home from work, as he does most da... Read more
Day 1979- Now About My Weight Gain
And now the blog we've all been waiting for.
Actually I doubt that. I don't think there are very many SparkPeople who actually want to see people fail.
And I don't really feel as though I've failed. I originally joined SparkPeople be... Read more
Day 1973- Welcome to the World Henry
On April 25, 2017 our lives changed forever. At 12:15 am, Henry entered the world at 7lbs, 9 oz and 19.75 inches long.
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Day 1958- Well, Looks Like Sunday/Monday is the Day!
I had a follow up appointment on Thursday to check my blood pressure again. It was 135/88. Too high for the doctor's liking. After much discussion (which I greatly appreciated) the doctor I saw on Thursday convinced me that it is in both mine an... Read more
Day 1956- Scary Day Yesterday But I'm Okay
Sunday night I started getting a migraine, which I'd been lucky enough to have avoided for 16 weeks. I tried to deal with it all day Monday, taking magnesium and staying hydrated as directed by my doctor, as well as taking some Benadryl with the... Read more
Day 1934- Good News From The Doctor
I had my ultrasound today to check to see if the baby was breech and if my placenta was too low. Discussion of a c-section would have been the result had either of those been the case, however, Baby Bobcat is head down and my placenta moved up, ... Read more
Day 1930- It's Been A While
Allow me to reintroduce myself. My name is Jan-Marie, and I joined Sparkpeople in December of 2011, weighing 275 pounds incredibly unhappy with myself. I was in graduate school and finally felt ready to commit to something.
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Day 1874- Fingers Crossed
It's crazy how fast the days seem to pass. I'm now 26 weeks pregnant. This pic is from a few weeks back. Some days I feel like I barely look pregnant, just overweight. Other days, the bump is out in full form.
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Day 1850- Happy New Year!
I hope you all had happy holidays and enjoyed celebrating the New Year. If you remember, last year started with a bang for me, when J.D. and I were in a hit and run car accident that totaled my car. This year was much more bori... Read more
Day 1814- I'm Okay! And Back in Ohio!
Wow, a month away!
Sorry to have been gone so long. It has been a whirlwind.
Last I wrote, we finally had confirmation that J.D. had a job and we were moving back to Ohio.
And now, as I'm typing, I'm sitting in the library I lit... Read more
1782- What They Don't Tell You About Pregnancy
First off, I don't know who "they" are that I'm referencing. Especially since I've spent hours upon hours reading pregnancy forums comparing symptoms, looking at ultrasounds, asking for advice.
However, today I decided to come back to Spar... Read more
Day 1768- Busy Life
Hi Everyone. I'm sorry I've been away. Last weekend was Homecoming and I had an amazing time celebrating. I've included the video that they played at the football game.
I'll try to post another blog with pictures later.
Life is getti... Read more
Day 1752- I Won Again!
I won the contest! They called me yesterday and officially named me Cheermeister! I'm super excited about it.
I now get to lead the pep rally on Thursday (10/6/16) night and attend a black tie Alumni Awards Gala Friday night. Saturday morn... Read more
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Day 1751- Expect the Unexpected
I'm sorry I've been missing for two weeks.
The good news is that I'm alive and well.
In fact this weekend, I ran my September race to continue my streak of 23 months in a row running some sort of race.
In Augu... Read more