The Final Days of Pregnancy

As I’m laying here in bed feeling mild cramping sensations for over an hour, and just now the first big surge, I’m thinking about how much our lives will soon be changing.

I am so anxious, but excited to be giving birth soon. I’ve studied a lot to help eliminate fears from my first birth experience. I have come such a long way mentally these last nine months.

Today I’m 38w5d. My midwife suspects this little one will arrive early. I’ve already been dilating in the last 2 1/2 weeks. I’ve had so much practice labor that I’m making myself crazy with wondering “is this finally it?!” Continue reading “The Final Days of Pregnancy”

The Final Days of Pregnancy

Where I’m At on the Vegan/Plant Based Diet

I thought it would be helpful for me to journal my thoughts on my vegan/plant based diet journey so I would have a good reference point further down the road. Its always difficult to see progress unless I have something to reference back to. So….

Background of Diet History.

I grew up vegetarian. My mom was very into health and eating well when I was a kid. This has had a huge impact on my life. In my teen and college years I did my own thing, gained tons of weight, and tried all sorts of fad diets trying to get healthy again. Continue reading “Where I’m At on the Vegan/Plant Based Diet”

Where I’m At on the Vegan/Plant Based Diet