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My Red Yoga Mat

My Red Yoga Mat Tara Carpenter, NC., CPES. Originally published on July 15, 2015. Like a loved teddy bear, my red yoga mat has been with me through thick ‘n thin since I was 20 and taught myself how to do each yoga posture with a little book written by Richard Hittleman. This was before […]

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Hyperemesis Gravidarum (Morning Sickness X’s 100)

Hyperemesis Gravidarum (Morning Sickness X’s 100) Tara Carpenter, NC., CPES. Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is a rare condition affecting 0.5–2.0% of pregnant women. Yes! A weird and hard-to-spell name that I think better called ‘living hell’. The word broken down … “hyper” = over excessive, severe, “emesis” = medical lingo for vomiting and “gravidarum” = pregnancy. […]

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What I Ate During Severe Morning Sickness

I’ve had severe morning sickness (a.k.a. hyperemesis gravidarum, HG) a total of three times. During those times, no one was able to cook in the kitchen because the smell made me vomit. We ate take-out or processed food. I could only eat food that was fresh and made somewhere else. I couldn’t eat anything unless […]

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10 Foods That Helped My Hyperemesis Gravidarum

There is no one way to prevent hyperemesis gravidarum, a.k.a. HG or morning sickness x 1,000. At least, not that I know of and I have looked high ‘n low to end this horrible misery. I have read every book on the topic and spoke to women who have survived this debilitating nausea and vomiting […]

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