March 11, 2013

I’ve been MIA for a while…having a baby can do that to you.  The little guy is asleep at the moment, which means I too should be resting.  Instead I’m updating my sadly neglected little blog.  Now that I am sort of emerging from my post-partum haze, healthy cooking & workouts feel possible.  The first few weeks after the baby was born I grabbed whatever was around to eat quickly before feeding him (granola bars,
yogurt, cookies, fruit, hard boiled eggs) & the only moving I did was walking & stretching.  He’s 10 weeks old tomorrow, & I’ve been doing my favorite type of workouts (for 6 weeks now), & attempting to eat healthy consistently.  I have 8 weeks until I return to work, & I must fit into my work wardrobe!  I refuse to buy new clothing….10 pounds is doable.

While I was pregnant, I stopped following the blood type diet.  I fully intend to go back to it, & have been cooking many of the recipes posted on this site to get re-acclimated to it.  Once I start coming up with new dishes again, I will share them.  For now, I’m going to sleep while I can!
Thank you for leaving a comment, if you choose to.  I read each one, & genuinely appreciate your feedback!  
Following Eat Right For Your Type?  Click here to jump to Dr. D’Adamo’s Typebase Index to see how the ingredients in this recipe work for you.
Do you want to learn more about the Blood Type Diet?  See the links I have posted in the left column of this site under the heading “Learn More About the Blood Type Diet.”
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2 Responses to March 11, 2013

  1. ND's Mama says:

    Congrats on the new arrival. My baby is 8 months old now so I understand where you are. I too veered off the BT diet and have been really struggling to get back to it. I am not stressing too much over it but I do want to get to a good place. Do you have any advice on getting back or staying on track? (I am still breastfeeding as well).

  2. JessJN says:

    Thanks, & congrats to you, too!

    I veered off the BT diet early in my pregnancy. I felt like I was starving until I started eating whatever I felt like having. With breastfeeding, I don't feel that way, but I do get really hungry sometimes.

    I don't have any good advise for getting back into the BT diet, especially considering that I'm not back on it 100% yet. My main incentive, aside from feeling better, is that my son has my blood type. My plan is to stock up my kitchen with beneficial items & slowly phase out the avoids, That's how I eased into it originally. I'm starting small, like when I initially started, & being lenient with myself. I am eating less tomato, chicken, wheat, corn, etc. I'm keeping my fridge stocked with ready-made salad, plain yogurt, hard boiled eggs, fruit, & deli turkey. I can't easily find spelt flour anymore, which means that I bake with wheat when I want bread or cookies. A trip to Whole Foods can probably solve that problem.

    Sorry I don't have a better answer right now! Hopefully I will soon 🙂

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