How I Dropped 75lbs in 7 Months (and Still Eat a Pint of Ice Cream in One Sitting)

The day I went into labor, the scale read a number I never in a million years thought I’d see. Sure, I was weighing in for two, but to be honest I’d officially been deemed “overweight” in my last pre-pregnancy checkup.   My "Before": Pre-pregnancy (left) and 40 weeks pregnant (right). For the most part …

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WTH is MSPI?

My son was delivered with ten fingers and ten toes. Blue because of some complications at the end, but otherwise apparently healthy. Our stay at the hospital was a breeze and Ilyas seemed well… Until our first night at home. We could not get him to lie down and sleep. My husband and I tried everything we’d read in the mountains of parenting books. And he just. Wouldn’t. Sleep.