Category Archives: purely thoughts

How to cloth diaper a 3 week old newborn

How to cloth diaper a 3 week old newborn

I can’t believe it has been just over 3 weeks since Madison came into our life!! You were right when telling me that time will fly by and that things will get better. Because slowly things are getting better around here. Madison still has her nights and days mixed up, but there have been aContinue Reading

Real life eczema update #2: MRT food testing and contact dermatitis

Real life eczema update #2: MRT food testing and contact dermatitis

Hey luvs! It’s Michelle here and I have a long over due update on my skin. The reason for such a long delay in updating is well I do not have much to report as I have not improved, despite all the testing I have been doing the past two months that I discuss below.Continue Reading

9 FAQ about plantains

9 FAQ about plantains

Hey luvs, Thank you for all the sweet comments about Lori’s natural birth and my letter to Madison.  I had planned today to give an eczema update, but I have not had time to edit the video. I will get it up sometime next week. It is girls weekend over here Lori’s husband is  outContinue Reading

I am an aunt again

I am an aunt again

I am a proud aunt. I am a proud twin sister. Seeing my twin sister’s body change during pregnancy and then being there for the birth of her first child are moments I will never forget. My letter to Madison: I am your aunt, your mom’s twin sister. You may not understand what a twinContinue Reading

Madison’s birth story

Madison’s birth story

Continuing her birth story… Sorry to leave you all hanging with what happened but it was just so much information so I thought breaking it up into two post would be better. I am sharing a video of highlights from Madison’s birth and chat about the experience with Michelle. Let’s get to it. My naturalContinue Reading

Days leading up to my labor

Days leading up to my labor

I am finally sitting here writing this post – about my birth story. Well, it will be a two part series about Madison’s birth. To be honest, this post was written over a few days, whenever I could squeeze in some spare time to write. As I sit here to reflect on that wild andContinue Reading

First week with my Madison

First week with my Madison

Hey luvs, Cannot believe Madison will be one week old tomorrow. It feels like yesterday we were bringing her home. I am going to be honest here…things have been good but also rough. This first week home with Madison has been the most rewarding yet challenging week of my life. There have been plenty of smiles,Continue Reading

september favorites!

september favorites!

Sharing our September favorites! We can’t believe it is coming to an end of another month! And this is a BIG month!!! Arrival of baby M See what products were our favorites for the month of September. Click to watch on youtube.Continue Reading

Soap giveaway and spending the day with us

Soap giveaway and spending the day with us

We have a special giveaway for you today plus sharing our day with you in today’s vlog! We had a fun day baking our egg-free plantain donuts (one of our favorites) although you will see in the video we tried something new with it. And the change worked! Yay! For some reason we both haveContinue Reading

August favorites and making chocolate protein frosting

August favorites and making chocolate protein frosting

August favorites and protein frosting! Happy Friday beautiful purely fit friends!! The end of August is upon us so time to share our August favorites! Our August Favorites Favorite food product(s): Love love love Onnit’s chocolate maca hemp force protein powder and Earth Grown powder.  So good!!Continue Reading