Little Remedies Offers Us A Little More Wisdom As We Head Into Cold and Flu Season
6 Nov
2017
By Lorianne Lacey

Little Remedies Offers Us A Little More Wisdom As We Head Into Cold and Flu Season »

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How to Get Your Body Ready for Summer
30 Jun
2015
By Tracey Hope-Ross

How to Get Your Body Ready for Summer »

This doesn’t happen overnight, ladies. You don’t just wake up one morning with a “beach-ready body.” It takes time, mental determination and physical toughness to prepare for the onslaught of summer’s demands.

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The Fear of Pregnancy
18 Jun
2015
By Tracey Hope-Ross

The Fear of Pregnancy »

There are moments when I seriously doubt this decision to get pregnant. It happens most often when I think about my actual labor & delivery. I know it’s inevitable – I will give birth, there’s no getting around it. But sometimes I am overwhelmed by a surge of fear – how on earth will I be strong enough to handle this?

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She is Mine But is Not Me
18 May
2015
By Tracey Hope-Ross

She is Mine But is Not Me »

It’s strange, isn’t it? Growing a person inside of your body. She very clearly exists; I can feel her movements and ripples across my growing belly. I am certainly and obviously pregnant. But just as plainly I know she is not me. Even at this early phase, she is part Other.

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My Pregnant Body at 40
7 May
2015
By Tracey Hope-Ross

My Pregnant Body at 40 »

At 40 years and 6 months, I became pregnant. At 40 years and 8 months, I became bloated. I bounced up 2 dress sizes. I could no longer button the tops of my jeans, much less get them on over my hips. Even though I knew my little bean was barely a bean at that point, I looked pregnant. I’ll be honest. I panicked.

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40 AND PREGNANT
29 Apr
2015
By Tracey Hope-Ross

40 AND PREGNANT »

I never anticipated I would be 40 years old and pregnant. But here I am. Throughout my 20’s and early 30’s, I joked I couldn’t find my biological clock if I tried. Some women clearly hear their clock ticking but I was fairly certain mine was still wrapped in its original packaging, hidden away in a closet.

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