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Pre-CONCEPTION

  • Here is why you’re still fat…

    If you care about your childrens’ health and your own health, I urge you to take the time to listen to this lecture from University of California.…

  • Big Announcement!

    BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! Some of you, who follow me on social media, might have noticed that for the last 6 months I have been working on a few projects. I am ready…

  • Pre-Pregnancy Check List

    It is kind of surprising that considering how big I am on pregnancy preparation and the fact that my blog was born out of trying to prepare to conceive, I don’t…

  • Blog changes – Please Read!

    As you might have already noticed I did a minor re-design of the blog. I felt I needed something bright and happy, now that we are squarely in the pregnancy territory.…

  • Epigenetics and Prenatal Development

    As I continue to seek out and read books about prenatal development and epigenetics ( in my words, a study of how genes get turned on and off without changing DNA…

  • There are sacrifices to be made…

    NOTE: The original post has been deleted due to incessant speculation and erroneous rumors I originally wrote this post about our approach to pregnancy. We had spent months preparing for our pregnancy, reading…

  • New Beginnings

    So we are done with  TTCing for this month. I have no idea whether I am pregnant or not. I also have no idea whether I could be pregnant. My BBT…

  • TUESDAY PREGNANCY QUESTION #4

    How and when did you find out about your pregnancy? What were your first emotions? How did you tell your husband/boyfriend? Feel free to link up to a story on your blog…

  • It’s happenning…

    So this month we start trying! We don’t really know if it’s going to happen or when. But we’re determined to go into it  having fun and with no expectations. In…

  • To be a SAHM or to NOT be SAHM…

    We’re both super busy with work. It’s a great feeling- I love working and being busy. For a while there, I liked the idea of being a stay at home mom-…

  • Tuesday Pregnancy Question #3

    This one I am asking for a friend of mine! I hope there’re girls out there who have had some kind of experience with this. BREECH BABIES Does anyone have stories…

  • Tuesday Pregnancy Question #2

    I had an amazing amount of response on the last pregnancy question. I really appreciate all of your answers. I loved reading all the details. It’s amazing how much more helpful…

  • Tuesday Pregnancy Question

    So like I said previously, I’d like to start a weekly question regarding pregnancy and parenting. As I go into this journey, I am reading a ton of books, but what…

  • Thoughts on Pregnancy and Motherhood.

    This week I was trying to examine why on earth I am having doubts about having kids. I mean we had already discussed it all and decided that the time is…

  • Update

    Supposedly it’s going to get fixed. I’m talking about the health insurance bull. But I am not holding my breath. With people like that, you never know …until the fat lady…

  • Health Care Ordeal

    You guys will NOT believe this SHIT! So I am all pumped about my new health insurance policy with maternity option being issued effective March 1st, so that we can start…

  • Good News

    Do you guys LOVE getting mail? Like going to the box and finding something there that is not junk? Well, today I finally got an official acknowledgement from Blue Cross and…

  • Widsom Teeth: Done!

    So my final step in preparation for pregnancy has been completed. Or will be when I stop looking like a chipmunk. I’m still waiting on the maternity coverage to get issued,…

  • How meat is silently killing you!

    Before you make assumptions about what this post is regarding, let me tell you  this: It is not about animal cruelty ( which is bad, but I prefer not to think…

  • Playing with the cats and pussies.

       I spent half the day today watching this amazing man Jim live and play in a real lion’s den. This guy, who owns (???) a wildlife refuge and rehabilitates wild…

  • What makes you want to have children?

    I had asked this question on my other blog hosted on a Russian website of my Russian friends and co-bloggers. And I got really amazing inspirational and insightful answers from both…

  • Preparations IV: OBGYN and Hospital

    Part I– Preparations Part II– Health Insurance ( maternity coverage) Part III –  Vaccination and Testing Up until 2 months ago I still didn’t have my OB situation figured out. I needed…

  • 280 Million Oh My! {might be TMI for some}

    Based on all the pretty stuff I’ve been posting here, some of you may mistakenly assume this is a photography blog.  Fooled ya! I might have been distracting all of you…