Motherhood

Overcoming Recurrent Miscarriages & Chemical Pregnancies
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Overcoming Recurrent Miscarriages & Chemical Pregnancies

When Frank and I got married in 2014, we received lots and lots of advice. Some good. Some bad. Some really weird. I found it interesting though, that while we had a few people saying “Enjoy these first years and wait to have kids…” we also had plenty of others telling us stories of friends who waited to…

Third Baby Birth Story: “This One Will Be Easy!”
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Third Baby Birth Story: “This One Will Be Easy!”

This is Part 5 of my Pregnancy & Autoimmune Disease Series. The other posts in this series include: Part 1: How I Proactively Prepared for a Healthy Pregnancy Part 2: How I’m Managing My Autoimmune Disease(s) While Pregnant Part 3: First Trimester Update – Coping With Symptoms & Saying Goodbye to Hashimoto’s Part 4: 2nd &…

2nd & 3rd Trimester Update: Battling Anemia, Restless Legs, & Hip Pain
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2nd & 3rd Trimester Update: Battling Anemia, Restless Legs, & Hip Pain

This is Part 4 of my Pregnancy & Autoimmune Disease Series. The other posts in this series include: Part 1: How I Proactively Prepared for a Healthy Pregnancy Part 2: How I’m Managing My Autoimmune Disease(s) While Pregnant Part 3: First Trimester Update – Coping With Symptoms & Saying Goodbye to Hashimoto’s Part 5: Third Baby…

How to Sustain a Healthy Lifestyle for Managing Autoimmune Disease
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How to Sustain a Healthy Lifestyle for Managing Autoimmune Disease

“… but it’s not sustainable.” I hear this all the time. Podcasts. Blogs. Random conversations.  It will usually start off with something along the lines of “I really like the Autoimmune Protocol diet, and it worked really well for me, but… it’s not sustainable.” And while I tend to hear it in relation to specific diets, I’ve also…

1st Trimester Update: Coping with Symptoms & Saying Goodbye to Hashimoto’s
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1st Trimester Update: Coping with Symptoms & Saying Goodbye to Hashimoto’s

This is Part 3 of my Pregnancy & Autoimmune Disease Series. The other posts in this series include: Part 1: How I Proactively Prepared for a Healthy Pregnancy Part 2: How I’m Managing My Autoimmune Disease(s) While Pregnant Part 4: 2nd & 3rd Trimester Update: Battling Anemia, Restless Legs, & Hip Pain Part 5: Third…

How I’m Managing My Autoimmune Disease While Pregnant
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How I’m Managing My Autoimmune Disease While Pregnant

This is Part 2 of my Pregnancy & Autoimmune Disease Series. The other posts in this series include: Part 1: How I Proactively Prepared for a Healthy Pregnancy Part 3: First Trimester Update: Coping with Symptoms & Saying Goodbye to Hashimoto’s Disease Part 4: 2nd & 3rd Trimester Update: Battling Anemia, Restless Legs, & Hip Pain…