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Forum: Women's Health   03-17-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,556
Posted By Electra375
I ended up not having it. Increasing thyroid...

I ended up not having it. Increasing thyroid medication fixed the heavy bleeds.

it wasn't something I was thrilled about doing either, it was a last resort measure.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-17-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,661
Posted By Electra375
#1 GFDF is hard to do. If you don't eliminate it...

#1 GFDF is hard to do. If you don't eliminate it to the utmost best of your ability, the "trying the diet" is flawed. Proteins such as dairy and gluten take up to 8 weeks to leave a person's system,...
Forum: Family Planning   06-19-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,025
Posted By Electra375
I went in yesterday to have Essure done. I...

I went in yesterday to have Essure done. I walked out a very unhappy woman. I don't remember the ride home. I do remember thye couldn't do it.

I was IV sedated, looped up good. Didn't feel too...
Forum: Family Planning   05-25-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,025
Posted By Electra375
I've had a consultation. I would love to know...

I've had a consultation. I would love to know how it goes for you SaraC.

I guess my biggest fear is the "what if" long term I end up with the freak "blocked tube pain".

The procedure itself I...
Forum: Family Planning   05-16-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By Electra375
I need to just clarify a few things here... #1...

I need to just clarify a few things here... #1 we're a GF family, so the dietary issue of gluten and dairy even have all been addressed ages ago...

Now, the entire reason for the V in the first...
Forum: Family Planning   05-15-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By Electra375
I DO NOT WANT ANYMORE CHILDREN, H on the other...

I DO NOT WANT ANYMORE CHILDREN, H on the other hand is open to more. I am completely done, worn out, and burned out. I have no desire to be pregnant, give birth or breastfeed anymore. Let alone...
Forum: Family Planning   05-14-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Electra375
Good care is hard to find! If you can drive,...

Good care is hard to find! If you can drive, drive.

I drive my kids about an hour for a pediatrician.
I drive about an hour for myself, but I'm still searching for the right one.

Where I live...
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   05-14-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By Electra375
I want a serious discussion with a willing...

I want a serious discussion with a willing doctor to have NovaSure uterine ablation done. I went to see 1 doctor already in Landsdown and she wanted to sell me hormone BCP or the Hormone IUD. This...
Forum: Family Planning   05-14-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,025
Posted By Electra375
I've looked at it for a few years now, every...

I've looked at it for a few years now, every since I heard an ad on the radio for it. I have not taken the leap!

All ears here!
Forum: Family Planning   05-14-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By Electra375
I am so on the fence. I felt guilty asking...

I am so on the fence.

I felt guilty asking him to have a V. We went for the consult and made an appt. The appt was so far in the future... They called to change the time this past week and I just...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-01-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,420
Posted By Electra375
My kids are not sick very often. I don't...

My kids are not sick very often.

I don't feel that I have the right to throw my sick children on a sitter, so I won't.

You are extremely lucky to have family nearby and able to help you out....
Forum: Vaccinations   04-01-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By Electra375
I think you will find they are within their...

I think you will find they are within their rights. A handful of church schools here specify in their handbook they do not accept the exemptions and the go on to say in their religious view point...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-28-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By Electra375
Do you like children? You said you liked babes....

Do you like children? You said you liked babes. Do you like teens? These babes grow up. Frankly, I like babes. I am having difficulty enjoying the older childhood years of my older child. If I had...
Forum: Parenting   03-26-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By Electra375
Well I got called into my kid's school today for...

Well I got called into my kid's school today for him using the F word on the playground. I say it and I'm going to have to stop. I had 4 other adults glaring at me b/c my son said he had heard it at...
Forum: Women's Health   03-02-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 47,400
Posted By Electra375
Quote: Originally Posted by TanyaLopez...

Quote:
Originally Posted by TanyaLopez http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13269648)
However, have you checked out the Adrenal...
Forum: Women's Health   03-02-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 47,400
Posted By Electra375
I would like to point out, if you take Armour or...

I would like to point out, if you take Armour or other thyroid med containing T4 at intervals throughout the day - you have to use the hours recommended to separate doses of thyroid and doses of...
Forum: October 2009   03-02-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 708
Posted By Electra375
Quote: Originally Posted by Masel...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Masel http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13287401)
Where are you getting these number on minivan...
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   03-02-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Electra375
If you head up on I-68 there is a look out...

If you head up on I-68 there is a look out point, beautiful almost as soon as you get on I-68 off of I-81. But you might not be going that way.

I have always wanted to stop and take a picture of...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-02-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By Electra375
I hope it turns out to be just a baby thing. My...

I hope it turns out to be just a baby thing. My first baby scared me to death with irratic breathing my pedi said was normal and just there to keep mothers on their toes. And some babies have a...
Forum: Babywearing   03-02-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,387
Posted By Electra375
I sold a sling to a woman for her dog! She...

I sold a sling to a woman for her dog!

She was a bit loopy, but her check cleared.
Forum: VBAC   03-02-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 957
Posted By Electra375
We wanted 3 to 5 kids. Repeated c/s just are not...

We wanted 3 to 5 kids. Repeated c/s just are not safe for having more than 3 children. I had to go and read about the rate of uterine rupture increasing with each subsequent pregnancy - ie rupture...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-02-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By Electra375
Wow, you sound over whelmed by fear. I'm sorry,...

Wow, you sound over whelmed by fear. I'm sorry, I can't imagine that place.

I think it is perfectly fine to say I'm not making a decision until I can live with it either way. Meaning, until I can...
Forum: October 2009   03-02-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 708
Posted By Electra375
Quote: Originally Posted by MamaAcorn...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MamaAcorn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13286109)
Must look into this option! Please tell me...
Forum: Homebirth   03-02-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,265
Posted By Electra375
Okay... VBAC can not be induced, it stresses...

Okay...
VBAC can not be induced, it stresses the scar too much and increases the risk of uterine rupture even without the prior c/s.

Are you really 41 wks 6 days? Do you know for sure?

I'm...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-02-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By Electra375
Over age 7 the old standard was TD or DT...

Over age 7 the old standard was TD or DT (depending on manufacture Tetanus and Diptheria or Diptheria and Tetanus).

P is now licensed for adults since it was not effective or long lasting in the...
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