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Off the pill...Day Five

My cramping was a little worse today. Mostly in my back and my lower abdomen. I kept expecting it to get worse, but with a busy day at work, I didn’t have time to focus on it. 165 more words


Off the pill...Day Four

UGH OH! The cramps have arrived.

I felt mildly cramped up in the morning before I left the house; by mild cramping I usually have a minor pain in my abdomen, maybe my inner thighs, and my lower back. 261 more words


Muscle Fatigue

I’ve never been a fast climber and am much stronger on flat terrain in both skiing and other sports (like biking). This year I competed in both the Birkie and the West Yellowstone Rendezvous 50km skate races (starting in wave 1 of both races).

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Sorry for being m.i.a....

I’m still trying to figure out this muscular stuff.

It’s weird and annoying. And now I’m exhausted all the time, running out of breath just from simple, everyday tasks (yesterday it took almost 2 hours to recover from a 30 minute shower)… 236 more words

Run4Bibles 10K

This is my first time running this race but I have run the course many many times. The race was held at Cedar Ridge Preserve which is five minutes from home. 197 more words

Mirena Replacement

Yesterday, I had my Mirena replaced.

My GP had referred me to a Gynecologist, as my existing Mirena had been inserted overseas, and he wasn’t sure whether I’d qualify for a free replacement in NZ, according to the qualifying regulations.   772 more words


False labor is annoying!

I thought I was going into labor 2 days ago, I was sure of it. I had really bad diarrhea and cramping, with contractions. It turned out to just be a clearing out of the bowels, and didn’t progress to anything further. 161 more words