Is it just my family that makes me not want to be around them?!?! Seriously I took my watermelon and my banana, blueberry and spinach drink to our fathers day get together and ALL I heard is that Im not eating enough, not getting enough of what I need?! I dont take vitamins... I have like 10 or so but they make me sick! So I was told If I dont get enough Folic Acid my kid will be retarted?? What Ive never even heard that! All I say is your right I should be eating pizza, KFC (which is what they were all eating), Cakes, pies... Fruits and Veggies is not good enough and I should get more "modern man made food" cuz I can tell with all the family health problems its working for you guys! OMGOSH! I told my husband that maybe we should just stay away till after the baby is born. OMGOSH the best thing was my gma said you dont want to have a "skinny" baby, you want a fat baby. LOL LOL I said I ate straight up JUNKFOOD with my daughter (after she was born and I feel Im love with her the moment ours eyes met, I never ate meat again.. going on 2 years of a slow change that is now full blown never going back) and she was ONLY 6 lbs 10 oz... so your saying she was skinny and unhealthy? Really?! When I started eating my watermelon they said omgosh your not going to eat all that. I said yes i am this is my dinner. My aunt said and your not going to share it? LOL Im thinking why would I you didnt get full on the CRAP your eating? So needless to say I needed to rant a little Im so over this crap... Im not having my baby at home due to my family pressuring me into hospital and calling me all the time telling me how unsafe it is... cuz they all didnt do it and no one in are family has ever had problems?! lol What I have learned from being Raw and being around people that cant except people for who they are is that you just might sometimes not be good going around them. Im not going to lie I do think about what they say and wonder what am I doing is this right am i gettinng enough? I keep track of it on cron o meter but dang sometimes im like I am crazy and I kinda like it... :) If anyone has had this PLEASE I could use a good story or laugh or just your thoughts.
This is the problem I think I will eventually have to deal with. I have yet to start 80-10-10 but I really want to become a fruitarian. I am 34, married and have 3 daughters but we are trying for a 4th.
I'm not sure what or how much food to eat before, during and after pregnancy.
Still have a lot to learn.
People are quick to judge and at the end of the day, the decision is yours, not theirs. No-one has the right to tell you how you should lead your life. Good Luck xx
During pregnancy: 80/10/10 but with a lot more calories.
One more thing, if the baby is a boy: Say no to circumcision! For some reason, it's an atrocity when they do it to girls in Africa but not boys in America.
were having a girl... so no worries there.
"So I was told If I dont get enough Folic Acid my kid will be retarted??"
this is true, during pregnancy you need alot of folic acid for the baby nerve system to develop. But you can get that easily through greens afaik.
i really HATE it when people think you're not eating right cause you're not eating junk... for heavens sake.. IT'S CALLED JUNK FOOD FOR A REASON, and junk belongs in garbage cans, we're not garbage cans...
Well I keep track of all that the only thing I think Im running low on is my iron, I found a site that said I need 27 mg a day but Im only averaging around 12 to 15 a day??? So. My folic acid is like average 150% to 245% in a day. I dont know how to convert the IU to MG on cron o meter? I have looked it up but yeah no luck. like yesterday I had 708.4 IU in folate acid? No clue what that is in MG? I need to find out. Thanks for your input!
hey krystal, i took a look at your b4 and after pic.... what more needs to be said??? the diet has made you a new person, who cares what others tell you, just ignore them, if they want to be like you then teach/educate them. You look marvelous now, just keep on doing what you are doing!!!
lol @ not sharing the watermelon, sif share it haha *devil grin*
Girl I would have shared it but I brought half! lol I did share it with my step daugther, then my aunt told her not to eat to much fruit because it will make you sick! While she is eating a chicken leg from KFC! bwhahaha Well they say Im to thin now and that I look like im not getting enough. Its nuts really. Im over it just not going around it till after the baby:/ I think that is the best for right now.
Please have a home birth if it is what you want! Just make sure you are close to a hospital and you will be safer than in hospital. Check out bring birth home and the face of birth. Your environment has a huge impact on how you manage your labour. My hospital birth was traumatic and our home birth was the best experience of our lives! I avoid having disscusions with my family about life style choices. It is none of there business and you can tell them its not up for discussion. If you choose to bring your chilldren up hcrv you might want to consider moving. We are moving this summer so we can homeschool and change to this lifestyle with our kids without family interfering. Find supportive people to be around for yourself and your kids. Hope you can find a solution that works for you xx
It funny you said to move, we already have talked about it and have plans to do so in this coming year. :) Its best for us. I want to homeschool my kids and everyone on my dads side is a teacher but my dad. So they think its stupid. lol We dont willingly bring up what we do in our life to our family, they are VERY in your biz kind of people and ask a million question. Thanks for your input:)
I am not saying you "aught" or "should" do what I say as those words do not exist for me.
It is not what is happening that matters only what we think about what is happening.
We can always chose to Love.
We can chose to see family as having sacred emotions much like how a a moma geese protects its young from the perception of harm or danger. So they are Loving the way they doand only way they can now. It is possible to love em the way they are ? we are all on an amazing journey together.
We can chose to Love ourselves and make choices best for us sometimes it means staying away sometimes it means coming closer all the while possible to love them as they are. come as you are as the song said. After a while you might crave truth more then anything and the way people are is well real.
I learned this because my sister in law always keep her children so close and now they are grown and I always felt sad that I was not allowed in to share and be with them esp as a single person with no children. And i suffered as a victim in my mind with me right and her as wrong...Now i feel great she was only offering scared emotion after all my vegan anti consumerist views were a danger to protect her young....wow now i feel so happy in Love with them all again : ) Love and Understanding is the way to go for your own sanity.....again i do not have the word "aught" or "should" ps your baby will be fine no matter where she is born cuz you Love her.