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Forum: Women's Health   03-29-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By red and lulu
I'm fine. I ended up calling a friend whose...

I'm fine. I ended up calling a friend whose husband is an ER dr-- he said that I was probably fine b/c I didn't lose consciousness, didn't have a headache, and was coherent and articulate when...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-29-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By red and lulu
Thanks for the awesome suggestions everyone....

Thanks for the awesome suggestions everyone. D_McG your comment was so right on! I never thought about it that way, but it really is the root of me and dd's current predicament: Because I've allowed...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-27-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By red and lulu
I don't know if my title even makes much...

I don't know if my title even makes much sense... what I'm getting at is: My 20 mo is so obsessed with nursing she can't do anything — sleep, eat, play, sit in the car — without wanting to nurse...
Forum: Women's Health   03-26-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By red and lulu
I got wailed in the back of the head today at...

I got wailed in the back of the head today at work — a metal bar swung down off a piece of equipment I was kneeling under. It caught me totally by surprise. I didn't lose consciousness, and other...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-24-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By red and lulu
does this happen to anyone else's lo? can anyone...

does this happen to anyone else's lo? can anyone think of why this would happen? literally 6 out of 7 days a week, when my daughter (20 mo) wakes up from her nap she is in a miserable mood — clingy,...
Forum: Women's Health   03-23-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By red and lulu
Thank you all for your recommendations and...

Thank you all for your recommendations and concern! She's been fever free since late yesterday afternoon. I guess the antibiotics finally kicked in. I was getting worried! When I called the dr back...
Forum: Women's Health   03-21-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By red and lulu
Thank you both for your replies. When the fever...

Thank you both for your replies. When the fever goes down (after I've given her ibuprofen) she seems normal, though still clingy. That being said, she hasn't been below 101 since Friday. We'll see...
Forum: Women's Health   03-21-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By red and lulu
DD has been consistently running temps b/n...

DD has been consistently running temps b/n 102-104+ since Sat. morning. Today I took her to her dr who said that her glands are really swollen but that she can't pinpoint exactly what's causing it....
Forum: Single Parenting   03-19-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,403
Posted By red and lulu
Xp and i have been living this way, as...

Xp and i have been living this way, as roommates, for many months. He is moving out in about 2 months though. When this arrangement seems to be working (ie. we're not fighting) we've entertained...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-18-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By red and lulu
I used to be a runner. And then I was an...

I used to be a runner. And then I was an occassional runner. And then I stopped, because I got into other things. I've wanted to get back into it, and so my brother signed me up for a race in May. I...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-04-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By red and lulu
I remember seeing a thread about this here ages...

I remember seeing a thread about this here ages ago, but I can't find it in a search so my apologies for being repetitive!
 
There is nasty strip of mildew build-up on the rubber ring in the...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-26-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By red and lulu
I am having a really hard time addressing 19mo...

I am having a really hard time addressing 19mo dd's insistent twiddling. I've been able to nip the other undesirable toddler nursing behaviors in the bud, but this one she just won't let up on and...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-26-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By red and lulu
I just had my 3rd period since having my...

I just had my 3rd period since having my daughter. I never had PMS symptoms before I had her, but now I get depressed and really angry, I get awful cramps, and my face breaks out. The changes in...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-22-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,217
Posted By red and lulu
I mix chickpeas, chopped shallots, minced...

I mix chickpeas, chopped shallots, minced garlic, fennel seeds, and olive oil and roast at 400' covered for an hour, then uncovered for 15 minutes (until browned). When you take it out of the oven...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-13-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By red and lulu
I've been having a hard time with one of my best...

I've been having a hard time with one of my best friends. For awhile after I had DD, she was the only friend of mine that stuck around. She'd come over at least once a week, and we talked at least...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-26-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By red and lulu
Dd is 17 mo. I've never bathed her frequently,...

Dd is 17 mo. I've never bathed her frequently, only once a week or so in the colder months unless she's filthy (in the summer she bathed almost every day). Lately she freaks when I try to give her a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-17-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By red and lulu
dd had a well-baby visit yesterday and i asked...

dd had a well-baby visit yesterday and i asked her dr about it — she said that diabetes would be the thing causing unquenchable thirst, but that she's not showing any other signs of it so not to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-14-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By red and lulu
DD drinks A LOT of water. She is mildly obsessed...

DD drinks A LOT of water. She is mildly obsessed with her sippy. Often, when she takes a drink, she chugs chugs chugs and then has a hard time catching her breath. I'm shocked by how much fluid that...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   12-09-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By red and lulu
Have you tried pureeing them and hiding them in...

Have you tried pureeing them and hiding them in things? Like sweet potato-coconut milk ice pops or using veg purees like you would applesauce or yogurt in baking recipes? 
 
I find dumplings work...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-09-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By red and lulu
My dd is also 16 mo and we just nightweaned and...

My dd is also 16 mo and we just nightweaned and moved her into her own bed. We were having similar issues — the screaming, restlessness, marathon nursing — and things were getting worse quickly. The...
Forum: Parenting   12-07-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,586
Posted By red and lulu
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by lilyka http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1283088/shoe-drama-wwyd/20#post_16098351)

Just to...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-06-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By red and lulu
Good to know. This morning wasn't too bad — she...

Good to know. This morning wasn't too bad — she woke at 6:15 (went to sleep last night at 7) and I just decided to nurse her. She nursed for 30 minutes, which was 30 minutes more I got to lay down!...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-05-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By red and lulu
About 10 days ago dd moved into her own bed and...

About 10 days ago dd moved into her own bed and nightweaned— it went really well. For the past 6 nights she goes down at 7:00-7:30 (I nurse her in her bed) and sleeps until 5ish. But then one of two...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-04-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By red and lulu
somewhere over the past several weeks dd went...

somewhere over the past several weeks dd went from getting no screen time to 30-60 minutes a day http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/bag.gif
 
how we got here is not as important as how we...
Forum: Parenting   12-02-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,586
Posted By red and lulu
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by ollyoxenfree http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1283088/shoe-drama-wwyd#post_16087959)

I...
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