Gain 30 Pounds AND Give Up Sam Adams, Rollercoasters and Seeing My Feet...Sign Me Up!

   Ah, the great debate that most women will face at some point in their lives...to conceive or not to conceive, that is the question.  If only it was just that easy.  You can make the decision to conceive, that's all well and good.  You can do all the right things like track your basal body temperature every morning, take pre-natal vitamins, have sex on all the right days, drink your weight in decaffeinated green tea, do headstands after the deed to plant the seed, and have the nastiest break up with coffee ever (farewell, my love).  But if the stars don't align just right, you've mi ...more

Boobs Do What?!

   As a dedication to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I decided to talk openly about the thoughts I've had about my boobs and really, boobs in general.  After I made the decision to breastfeed my son, and then upon breastfeeding successfully made the decision to breastfeed 4 more future children (God willing), I started thinking about the sacrifices my body was making.  I thought if my boobs suffered from the 9 months of pregnancy plus at least 12 months of breastfeeding multiplied by the 4 more times that I was willing to invest in my boob stocks all over again, that made a tot ...more

Mother Knows Breast

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month so ladies AND gentlemen, please check your boobies.  I know most of us go to the doctor and swear that we know our bossoms left and right (that was a joke).  But seriously, we need to be aware of how to prevent this growing epidemic.  Think I should shut up...here are some facts and figures I've researched from the American Cancer Society and the Susan G. ...more