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I’ve missed bread.  Oh I’ve missed bread.  I didn’t think I really ate it much before, but since pregnancy and hormones and diabetes…I guess I ate it more than I realized – because I MISS it. Specifically baby has wanted peanut butter toast.  Now, with BOTH previous pregnancies, I didn’t really care for peanut butter,… Read More Bread…

Pregnancy, Thoughts

Little Bean

So I have these two amazing kids right?  They are funny and sweet and I could not be more blessed.  And then comes the curveball – Baby 3 is on his or her way!  (We don’t like to find out what we are having – it’s a great motivator through labor!) Now I had gestational… Read More Little Bean



I have practiced yoga for 5 years now, ranging from a beginners practice to prenatal with my daughter to a higher level vinyasa to my current favorite, paddleboard yoga.  Control is a fundamental part of yoga – learning to control your breath while the body is stressed and keeping the breath even flows into so… Read More Control


Where to start

Sooooo it’s been a while.  My apologies on that – I started a new job and I’m sure you know how getting into a new routine can be… I meant to post about my Flying Pig time.  I have been running the half marathon since my son was born.  My best time was that year….until… Read More Where to start

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Chip Substitute

Kinda – sometimes you need a salty treat.  My husband loves potato chips.  They don’t really work out so well for me.  I decided I would try to come up with a just as delicious alternative. (I know what you’re saying – “Get real Kate – a healthy substitute for the deliciousness that is potato… Read More Chip Substitute


A Thimble of Pasta

I was thinking HARD about pasta today – but I learned quickly into gestational diabetes with baby #1 that I can have about a thimble’s worth.  I don’t know anyone who can eat a thimble’s worth and be satisfied.  I actually saw something that said most people eat about 3 servings – that’s more the… Read More A Thimble of Pasta



Here’s what I know… I’m 34.  I’ve been officially diagnosed with Diabetes (am I supposed to capitalize that?) for 4 months? Something like that.  But, I’m 34?  I really thought I had at LEAST 10 years before I got this news.  Now, my A1C 6.8 – not terrible – from what I’ve been told.  I’m… Read More Tailspin