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My product purchases so far this pregnancy

My product purchases so far this pregnancy

I haven’t purchased too many things yet this pregnancy. I’m doing my best to be frugal because I know a lot of expenses are on the horizon. But these few products that I did have to buy have been life savers for me. The belly band. Not the kind that supports your back in your final months, but the one that extends the life of your pre-pregnancy clothes. It sits on top of your unbuttoned pants so that you can continue wearing your old clothes for as long as you can. I’m going to mention both items that I bought […]

Posted June 16, 2014 by Julie in Pregnancy, Smurfberry, TopPosts, / 1 Comment
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Food aversions and cravings

Food aversions and cravings

So I’ve had some interesting changes in my tastes and I thought it would be a good idea to document them and see if others had similar experiences. I very quickly stopped being able to eat a salad. Just the lettuce texture and salad dressing smell was an instant turn-off for me. Lately I haven’t been able to eat bread. Like, sorry honey you just grilled these awesome burgers but that bun is gross to me right now. I’ve also gotten even more intolerant to spicy food. I used to be able to handle a little hot. Now I can’t […]

Posted May 26, 2014 by Julie in Pregnancy, Smurfberry, TopPosts, / 2 Comments
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My weight loss journey … or what I learned from being on Jenny Craig

My weight loss journey … or what I learned from being on Jenny Craig

I haven’t done a weight loss update in a while, so I thought I’d go ahead and write up a post summarizing everything I’ve learned and my progress to date. As you can see, I’ve lost almost 30 pounds from when I took a good hard look at myself and said enough! I was finally motivated to get healthy, and since I wasn’t really all that great at keeping up on my own, I decided to join Jenny Craig. My  husband was leaving for a military deployment, and I knew I was not going to cook for just myself anyway. […]

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