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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-24-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By brookely ash
I hope they don't want another for quite some...

I hope they don't want another for quite some time! We have to do an annual, sleep deprived EEG. This means we keep my now 11 year old son up ALL NIGHT LONG and when we get to the hosital to do the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-23-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By brookely ash
we only do sleep deprived EEGs, which are hell,...

we only do sleep deprived EEGs, which are hell, so i dont have anything to add, but wanted to say.... so sorry your little girl is going through this.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-22-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By brookely ash
these guys have good vitamins... and powder...

these guys have good vitamins...

and powder vitamins - my son is 10 and just starting chewing his own. It was just simpler and less stressful for our family to mix the vitamins in OJ.
...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-22-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,968
Posted By brookely ash
How much taurine do you give your child? My...

How much taurine do you give your child?

My son takes high doses of taurine and B6 vitamins.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-20-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,968
Posted By brookely ash
it took a long time for the zarontin to...

it took a long time for the zarontin to effectively work, and for us to get to the correct levels. and in the process i wanted to quit increasing the doses, SO BADLY!!!! I felt exactly how you felt....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-10-2009, 02:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,968
Posted By brookely ash
my son has been having absence seizures since he...

my son has been having absence seizures since he was 7 yo. He is almost 11. I was of the same mindset as you regarding medicating him. When we first noticed his seizures, we took him to our ND. We...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-05-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,075
Posted By brookely ash
Update! I bought some Solgar B-6 capsules...

Update!

I bought some Solgar B-6 capsules in 100 mg increments...

http://www.solgar.com/Products/Vitam...B-Complex.aspx (http://www.solgar.com/Products/Vitamins/Vitamin-B-Complex.aspx)

i...
Forum: Women's Health   07-22-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By brookely ash
thanks tanya....

thanks tanya. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

We mix an amino acid blend into OJ, V8 Splash, smoothies etc and it has a powerful taste which is difficult to mix with...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-22-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,075
Posted By brookely ash
i'm definitely ordering those!!!! Hopefully...

i'm definitely ordering those!!!! Hopefully they'll be better. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif

I think I'm going to try a few things and just continue...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-22-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,075
Posted By brookely ash
the kirkman's are a 'tropical' flavor. they are...

the kirkman's are a 'tropical' flavor. they are pretty gross.

I've tried capsules before for taurine, but they tasted awful mixed with everything i tried; smoothies, juice, yogurt, applesauce,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-22-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,075
Posted By brookely ash
Cross Posted in Health and Healing.... My...

Cross Posted in Health and Healing....

My 10 year old son can't swallow vitamins yet. He is epileptic ( absence seizures ) and has to take 150 mg. of B6 each day.

We have been using the...
Forum: Women's Health   07-22-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By brookely ash
Cross Posted in Special Needs.... My 10...

Cross Posted in Special Needs....

My 10 year old son can't swallow vitamins yet. He is special needs and has to take 150 mg. of B6 each day.

We have been using the Kirkman Labs but my son is...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   07-22-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 974
Posted By brookely ash
http://www.kidsbowlfree.com/ This works and...

http://www.kidsbowlfree.com/

This works and is really really easy! The shoe rental isn't free, but kids get 2 games free, every day, until Sept. 1st.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   07-22-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 97
Posted By brookely ash
Hi! I am looking for a counselor, mostly...

Hi!

I am looking for a counselor, mostly for my son, who has mild medical special needs. We live in SE and are looking for someone who is very compassionate and willing to listen.

He is 10....
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-24-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By brookely ash
Quote: Originally Posted by zinemama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by zinemama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12862222)
Jennifer Gibbons is a good family doc...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-13-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 4,452
Posted By brookely ash
tis heartbreaking. cal, i'm so very sorry for...

tis heartbreaking. cal, i'm so very sorry for the pain you are experiencing now. its not fair. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif:
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   01-09-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 1,488
Posted By brookely ash
I'm going to be blunt here, but I think this...

I'm going to be blunt here, but I think this train of thought, is in part to try to keep peace on this message board. When we get into the tough racism stuff, it hurts members feelings. And causes...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   01-08-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 1,488
Posted By brookely ash
Quote: "I don't think what's in people's heads...

Quote:
"I don't think what's in people's heads is going to change until the environment that places these things in their head has changed," Greenwald said.
Great article, Gethane. It only...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-07-2009, 02:50 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,160
Posted By brookely ash
Quote: Originally Posted by theretohere...

Quote:
Originally Posted by theretohere http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12916687)
Having just stated researching seizures...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-22-2008, 05:28 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,063
Posted By brookely ash
Portland is a very unique climate, as is the...

Portland is a very unique climate, as is the entire PNW. this storm we've had is pretty intense. i think i have 8 or so inches of snow, but there are so many drifts its hard to tell.

there were...
Forum: Women's Health   11-07-2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By brookely ash
My son experienced this at the same time he was...

My son experienced this at the same time he was being diagnosed w/ seizures. So easy to say WE FREAKED OUT!

neurologist sent us to the eye doctor, and turns out he just needed glasses. very...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   10-28-2008, 01:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,269
Posted By brookely ash
Quote: Originally Posted by Missy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Missy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12480638)
That's really not what she said, although, yes,...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   10-27-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,269
Posted By brookely ash
McCain and Palin pushing HATE onto the nation,...

McCain and Palin pushing HATE onto the nation, for months and months sure has helped thing, hasn't it?

I agree that now would be a VERY good time for them to come out and tell their following...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   10-07-2008, 01:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 123
Posted By brookely ash
Quote: Originally Posted by odenata...

Quote:
Originally Posted by odenata http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12327494)
Zeitgeist debunked....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 189
Posted By brookely ash
Quote: Originally Posted by wytchywoman...

Quote:
Originally Posted by wytchywoman http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11619449)
Did you know that the leading cause of...
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