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Forum: Women's Health   07-22-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By gigismom
my dd2 gets these when she is reacting to dairy...

my dd2 gets these when she is reacting to dairy that snuck into her diet or she is low on magnesium...  even if it is a dairy exposure it is relieved by being diligent with daily magnesium supp. ...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-22-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,459
Posted By gigismom
just wanted to offer some support... i totally...

just wanted to offer some support... i totally hear you!  I work full time and have strong views on being a present parent when I am with my kids so I place high expectations on myself.  That means...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-15-2011, 06:02 AM
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Posted By gigismom
I'd like to join too!  Ive never been a runner...

I'd like to join too!  Ive never been a runner and always thought of myself as very un-athletic.  I just want to get into shape and be stronger.  I had started running on my treadmill just doing the...
Forum: Allergies   06-18-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,987
Posted By gigismom
I thought it was unrelated bc I initially had...

I thought it was unrelated bc I initially had some yeast symptoms and then seemed fine for a few days after eliminating the drink and then sticking to the probiotic and clay. Then the bloating...
Forum: Allergies   06-16-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,987
Posted By gigismom
Just wondering if any of you may have some input...

Just wondering if any of you may have some input on something.   I had been feeling great (as described above) then I stupidly tried a non-alcoholic gluten containing malted drink.  I seemed fine...
Forum: Women's Health   06-01-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By gigismom
Thanks pb. Very useful for many. I have had 3...

Thanks pb. Very useful for many. I have had 3 friends whose kids have gotten bitten this year already also. Looks to be an active year. Ds will see the homeopath for a full consult on thurs and will...
Forum: Allergies   05-29-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By gigismom
Hi everyone...   We are planning a trip this...

Hi everyone...
 
We are planning a trip this summer that will involve a domestic air flight to an area of the country where we will likely not have access to many of the foods that we eat...
Forum: Allergies   05-29-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,987
Posted By gigismom
Hi all!  haven't been on mdc is awhile and...

Hi all!  haven't been on mdc is awhile and thought I'd check in here as I have seen some recent activity.  We are still SLOWLY increasing probiotics and clay for all of us (3 kids and me).  We are...
Forum: Women's Health   05-29-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By gigismom
I found a tick on my 3 year old ds on Friday...

I found a tick on my 3 year old ds on Friday evening.  He is currently being treated for gut dysbiosis and food allergies/sensitivities so using antibioitics is out of the question at this time...
Forum: Women's Health   05-10-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,259
Posted By gigismom
Any suggestions for essential oils that work...

Any suggestions for essential oils that work good for insect repellent?  I am specifically looking to discourage ticks, mosquitoes and gnats.  I have a friend who is placing an order for essential...
Forum: Allergies   04-13-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,987
Posted By gigismom
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Forum: Allergies   04-09-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,987
Posted By gigismom
Thought I'd update again as things seem to...

Thought I'd update again as things seem to change by the minute over here... He had another episode of abdominal cramping and gas today.  I placed a castor oil pack across his abdomen and he sat and...
Forum: Allergies   04-09-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By gigismom
I feel that you are overwhelmed and scared for...

I feel that you are overwhelmed and scared for your child and feel for you as I am also there with my son.  He has not been diagnosed with asthma but has had several episodes of wheezing that...
Forum: Allergies   04-08-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,987
Posted By gigismom
He had a very bad experience last night.  He had...

He had a very bad experience last night.  He had not had a bm since Sunday so I gave him an epsom salt bath.  After playing for awhile in the tub, he suddenly starting scratching and crying that his...
Forum: Allergies   04-07-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,987
Posted By gigismom
I have been seeing our chiro lately who agrees...

I have been seeing our chiro lately who agrees with this plan.  We have a fantastic MD but she is on maternity leave and I would have to see her assistant and communicate with the doctor through the...
Forum: Allergies   04-07-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,987
Posted By gigismom
hi everyone... just need some feedback on where...

hi everyone... just need some feedback on where we currently are.  My last post above was very optimistic.  It was after DS had been taking the new probiotic for 3 days and having a bm each of those...
Forum: Allergies   04-03-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,987
Posted By gigismom
DS pooped again tonight!  This is the 3rd day in...

DS pooped again tonight!  This is the 3rd day in a row.  He started the new probiotics from Custom Probiotics on Friday.  He pooped on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Quantity and consistency are...
Forum: Allergies   04-03-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,987
Posted By gigismom
I was also thinking fats to help with the dry,...

I was also thinking fats to help with the dry, chapped hands.  She has been lax on the clo the past couple of weeks.  That could easily be it. 
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-02-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By gigismom
I have btdt 3x now with all of my kids who...

I have btdt 3x now with all of my kids who nursed and co slept a LONG time.  I had no break between that last two as my dd2 was still nursing at night when her brother was born (she was 3y 3m at the...
Forum: Allergies   04-02-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,987
Posted By gigismom
Recieved the new probiotics from Custom...

Recieved the new probiotics from Custom Probiotics on Friday.  It contains 5 strains that DS had tested strengthened by using muscle testing. I am so excited to be giving him the strains he really...
Forum: Allergies   03-27-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,987
Posted By gigismom
DS just had a fantastic beautiful consistency...

DS just had a fantastic beautiful consistency poop!  All by himself (did not have mag yet today and no suppository needed)!!!!  This is so great for us!  Anybody have any suggestions to help with...
Forum: Allergies   03-26-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,987
Posted By gigismom
Just got back from the chiro and she gave me a...

Just got back from the chiro and she gave me a list of probiotic strains that DS tested strong to.  I am so excited to try them.  I spoke to Harry at Custom Probiotics and he has them all and will...
Forum: Allergies   03-25-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,987
Posted By gigismom
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Forum: Allergies   03-23-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,987
Posted By gigismom
Theloose...i was wondering the same thing   ...

Theloose...i was wondering the same thing
 
DS is now up to 1/2 t 3x per day and I am up to 1t 3x per day (this is the hydrated clay so very small doses).   He is not itching as much and is having...
Forum: Allergies   03-21-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,987
Posted By gigismom
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