It has been steadily in the 60's here in my part of the world. I consider this to be the perfect weather to bring out the Afro. For me, when it's too cold my hair becomes very dry and brittle. And when it's too hot my hair tends to poof up into a matted, tangled … Continue reading It’s The Perfect Time To Rock That Fro!
If you are anything like me, then you probably searched the internet high and low looking for what you should pack and take with you to the hospital to meet your precious baby. I had no idea what to bring and my hospital provided no guidance. ( I guess they figured I should know these … Continue reading My Hospital Bag for C-Section Delivery. What I Actually Used.
I guess you could say I am the typical first time mom. I check to see if my daughter is breathing every 5 minutes, I make visitors wash their hands before holding her, I'm afraid to take her out into crowded places because I assume everyone is a walking disease, and I call her doctor … Continue reading Let That Baby Cry!!
At or around 28weeks of my pregnancy my doctor handed me a Lemon flavored drink and told me to chug it. She told me that after I chugged the drink i would have to sit around the office for an hour at which then they would draw my blood. This is called a Glucose screening. … Continue reading Dealing W/ Gestational Diabetes. Refusing Medication.
So I decided to do a braidout on my hair the other day. I took my time to make sure each of my strands were coated with product and that each braid was neat and perfect. I only had about 8-10 braids but it took me well over an hour to complete. When I say … Continue reading Humidity Vs. My Braidout. Humidity Won!
My, oh my! It is already October. 2018 has just flown right on by. Anywho, I got my hair done in box braids the beginning of August. I typically only leave a style like that in for 3-4weeks. However, with the birth of my daughter and trying to get the hang of this "mom" thing … Continue reading The Amount Of Hair I Lost After Taking Out 2 Month Old Braids.
Although pregnancy is a beautiful thing, it can be very taxing on the body. My stomach stretched more then I ever thought it was capable of. I also became the heaviest I had ever been. Surprisingly, I was able to lose 25lbs by 2 weeks postpartum! Pre-pregnancy Weight: 154lbs Pregnancy Weight: 175lbs 2 Weeks Postpartum […]
I had to have a scheduled C-section due to me having Placenta Previa. Placenta Previa is a condition where the placenta attaches itself low in the uterus, covering the cervix and blocking the exit for baby. Boy, oh boy was I scared out of my mind! I wanted to share with you all the raw … Continue reading 7 Things I Wish I Knew Beforehand About C-sections And Postpartum.
My, oh my! What a journey this has been! Nonetheless, it was all worth it. On August 22nd, 2018, I welcomed my sweet baby girl to the world. Here we are, just about 3 weeks later and I still can't believe she's mines lol. After going through many names, her father and I decided to … Continue reading Baby Girl Is Here!!!
Hello there Coily Clan, I am nearing the end of my pregnancy (Yaay) and I wanted to share the changes in my hair that I have noticed throughout this amazing journey. 1. My hair isn't as dry. Before pregnancy, my hair was always very dry no matter how much I moisturized it. My hair soaked … Continue reading How Has Pregnancy Affected My Hair?