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#1 of 2 Old 11-05-2006, 11:00 PM - Thread Starter
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Have you been told to avoid alot of activities such as sex, lifting, exercise etc?

I go to an older Chinese man who lectures me on this stuff - especially during the first 12 weeks. I wrote some of it off to superstition.

When I went in last week with first trimester bleeding he confronted me "did you lift" and then he asked me "did you have "seck" (his way of pronouncing sex) - I ended up telling him that we did once. He basically scolded me and said something like "you young people" - then he expressed fear that I was going to sue him since he knows that I'm a lawyer. It was all humorous in retrospect. Then he ordered me to go home, lie down and "don't move" for the rest of the week.

Can I really live this way?? Anyone else told this?
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My acupuncturist only told me to avoid eating right before or after treatments, because she was working on me for nausea... she wanted to give my digestive tract a break right around the time of the treatment. But that's it! No other restrictions.

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