Ultrasounds and genetics counseling
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      3 comments

I've been getting monthly ultrasounds because my pregnancy is "high risk" purely due to the fact that I'm carrying twins. I have to go to a hospital 30 minutes away from my house and my usual OBGYN because the usual folks aren't used to dealing ... Read more
I really appreciate obesity studies like these
Sunday, July 21, 2013      2 comments
tail.asp?health_day=678409 To sum up, researchers found a genetic mutation in mice that seems to have made them obese - they ate as much as other mice, but for some reason thei... Read more
Dude, that's not trash.
Saturday, July 20, 2013      3 comments

Sometimes I feel like I'm being ridiculous, but really - there's no reason NOT to recycle everything you can! I take my own bags to the grocery store, I reuse some extra grocery store bags I have to use as trash can liners, and I recycle the res... Read more
I would have been too fat to go to this...
Friday, July 19, 2013      3 comments
x.html?hpt=hp_t2 I understand that the Boy Scout Jamboree includes many physically demanding activities that necessarily require certain safety limitations for both participant... Read more
This has got to be a superfood, right?
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      1 comments

I ate so much of this TOTALLY nutritious food tonight. It's full of calcium, protein, healthy fats, and antioxidants...right? Sure, there's some sugar in it. And okay, the milk was whole milk. Plus that bit of light cream as well. Oh yes, ... Read more
Baby Supplies, Assemble!
Monday, July 15, 2013      1 comments

We are finally starting to seriously get baby things together. We'd gotten some clothes already (mostly gifts and hand-me-downs) and minor things like tiny stuffed animals and bibs and whatnot, but in the last couple days we narrowed down paint ... Read more
Mexico has more obese citizens than the US? Other countries too??
Saturday, July 13, 2013      2 comments
l?hp&_r=0 Who knew? Not I! It's sad to see how many places are so unhealthy, but I always just bought into the global stereotype of "Americans ar... Read more
Is it bad that I hope other people at work will eat the junk food before I give in to temptation?
Thursday, July 11, 2013      6 comments

I kind of feel like a bad person. There have been a lot of single-serving bags of chips and cookies and things around work because we've had events and so on happening lately. Chips have become my latest pregnancy OMG-can't-get-enough-0f-it fo... Read more
New shoes always make such a big difference
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      2 comments

I swear, I'll think "I haven't had these sneakers thaaat long, how could I need new ones already?" but meanwhile, my feet are starting to hurt and the shoes aren't as supportive and my running pace is lagging... Though lately, I've just att... Read more
Baby Supplies!
Monday, July 08, 2013      1 comments

My mother and I went to Babies R Us today and ordered the babies' cribs and a dresser for the nursery - yay! It's nice to have some of that big stuff taken care of now. Plus, Babies R Us gives you a 10% discount on certain of the big ticket ty... Read more
Friday, July 05, 2013      3 comments

I took a nap today. I can't remember the last time I let myself take a nap (not including during long distance travel)...but I know it's been YEARS. It felt really nice. I might have to do it again sometime soon! :)... Read more
Happy Active Fourth of July!
Thursday, July 04, 2013      0 comments

I rode my stationary bike before work this morning, I took walking breaks at work, and then my husband and I walked the 2.5 to 3 miles down to Colonial Williamsburg to see the fireworks this yay!! All kinds of activity today. :) A... Read more
People are so nice sometimes
Wednesday, July 03, 2013      2 comments

Or is it just because I'm now looking very obviously pregnant? Twice in the last week, I had complete strangers tell me I was "beautiful" while I was just out and about, and then I was out jogging today and a woman walking towards me on the side... Read more
Raynaud's at bay!
Tuesday, July 02, 2013      2 comments

I don't know if it's the increased weight gain, the presence of two little extra bodies inside me keeping me warmer, or some combination...but my Raynaud's is bothering me SO much less these days. I haven't needed gloves at the grocery store in ... Read more
Easier exercise is more enjoyable...
Sunday, June 30, 2013      6 comments

I'm almost 6 months pregnant with twins now, and I simply cannot exercise at the same level as I could pre-pregnancy. It's taken some getting used to because I always pushed myself during workouts before, and if I try that now, I feel sick at be... Read more

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