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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-26-2014, 08:44 AM
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Posted By MamadeRumi
There are a lot of unvaxxed /selectively vaxed/...

There are a lot of unvaxxed /selectively vaxed/ delayed vaxed kids in Santa Fe, NM. NM allows for a religious exemption. A few years ago they tried to eliminate "false religious exemptions" (what...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-25-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By MamadeRumi
Well, turns out this all may have been a false...

Well, turns out this all may have been a false alarm. Today the camp sent an email saying, oops, we thought that was a confirmed case of measles, but now we think it might not have been measles, and...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-25-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By MamadeRumi
That's what I thought. I looked at the CDC...

That's what I thought. I looked at the CDC website and they say the incubation is 7 to 21 days, so if the possible exposure happened last week (and that's what I'm told, that a child with a...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-25-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By MamadeRumi
Oh, good point! They, my parents, almost...

Oh, good point! They, my parents, almost certainly had measles as kids, so probably they are fine, and DS is young and healthy enough that if he does get it, well, it will really screw up our summer...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-25-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By MamadeRumi
Thank you. I will get him some Vit. A and C...

Thank you. I will get him some Vit. A and C supplements, and in the mean time keep feeding him those carrots he loves so much. But end of July? :eek:Yikes. I thought we'd know a lot sooner than...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-25-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By MamadeRumi
Question Measles at summer camp

Hi all, I just received a notice that there is a confirmed case of measles at my son's summer camp. (It's a day camp. I don't know if the sick child was in the same class as my son, but I know the...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-17-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 18,634
Posted By MamadeRumi
I'm so sorry, Chilee.

I'm so sorry, Chilee.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   12-30-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 18,634
Posted By MamadeRumi
Congrats to all with BFPs. Orangemomma, I am...

Congrats to all with BFPs. Orangemomma, I am crossing my fingers for you, and I really understand where you are at. I am also wondering how much longer I can stay on this Roller coaster. I am 44,and...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-05-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,095
Posted By MamadeRumi
I feel so boring.  We just call it nursing. Even...

I feel so boring.  We just call it nursing. Even so there are still times when having my nearly four year old ask, "can we nurse?" in a public place can be a little awkward, but I suppose it is...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-14-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,491
Posted By MamadeRumi
DS has had zero vaccines.  Maybe once a year or...

DS has had zero vaccines.  Maybe once a year or less he gets a cold.  That's it.  He's never had any serious health problems.  He's never seen the inside of a hospital. (He was born at home).
Forum: Trying To Conceive   11-02-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 18,634
Posted By MamadeRumi
Carmen, congratulations!  What wonderful news. ...

Carmen, congratulations!  What wonderful news.
 
Innacircle, let me second the idea of getting thyroid levels tested, even if you get nothing else done.  With my ds, we were ttc for nearly two...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-28-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 18,634
Posted By MamadeRumi
Well, I am currently taking a small mountain of...

Well, I am currently taking a small mountain of vitamins and supplements. But I should admit that things are not going well, and last night when my husband asked me what vitamins I wanted (I take...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-14-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 18,634
Posted By MamadeRumi
Hi Hezzy, welcome.  Just an additional...

Hi Hezzy, welcome.  Just an additional encouragement to start temping . . . I really wish I'd gone back to it sooner.  I did it for the nearly 2 years it took me to conceive my son, and then once I...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-07-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By MamadeRumi
Well, I would be just as upset as you are, and...

Well, I would be just as upset as you are, and no, there is no reason for them to announce your CO status.  On the other hand, if I got a letter from my son's Montessori preschool (which is very...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-04-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 18,634
Posted By MamadeRumi
Thanks Litmama.  As it turns out, the day after...

Thanks Litmama.  As it turns out, the day after I switched back over to the vitex capsules, the bleeding started to less!en.  Two days later it had stopped. It could be coincidence, or just that I...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-28-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 18,634
Posted By MamadeRumi
Hello ladies.  First of all, I apologize in...

Hello ladies.  First of all, I apologize in advance for always being the queen of TMI on this thread, but here I go again.  After a very long luteal phase last month (15 days -- the longest I've...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-28-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 18,634
Posted By MamadeRumi
Oh, Chichimama, I am so, so very sorry.  I only...

Oh, Chichimama, I am so, so very sorry.  I only just saw your post.  I wish there was something I could say that would be helpful, but I know there really isn't.  Hug your children.  Cry with your...
Forum: Site Help   09-24-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,077
Posted By MamadeRumi
I vote for mad props. I also like cred.

I vote for mad props. I also like cred.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-19-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 104
Posted By MamadeRumi
My car is named Hermione -- it appeals to both...

My car is named Hermione -- it appeals to both the Shakespeare prof (Winter's Tale) and the Harry Potter fan in me.  It is also really cute when my son, 3 1/2, says is --come out 'sermione"
My...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-19-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 18,634
Posted By MamadeRumi
Orangemomma, I'm sorry this wasn't your month. ...

Orangemomma, I'm sorry this wasn't your month.  I am right there with you.  AF arrived big time on Monday. I just returned from getting my day 3 fsh test -- crossing my fingers for good numbers. 
 ...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-18-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By MamadeRumi
I, too, agree with the idea of praising...

I, too, agree with the idea of praising honestly.  I like to have my hard work acknowledged and my successes noticed, and I imagine my son does, too.  So I thank him when he does something I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-18-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,902
Posted By MamadeRumi
Your colleagues no longer even blink or comment...

Your colleagues no longer even blink or comment when you show up at work with a coffee cup in one hand and a sippy cup in the other (to put in the fridge for the ride home with the toddler).
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-16-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 18,634
Posted By MamadeRumi
Thanks, everyone, for your responses, but my...

Thanks, everyone, for your responses, but my temp dropped big time this a.m., so I think I really am out this month.  But maybe AF won't start until tomorrow and then I can do the day 3 testing on...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-15-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 18,634
Posted By MamadeRumi
Arrrrgh!  I am now on day 14 (or possibly 15,...

Arrrrgh!  I am now on day 14 (or possibly 15, since the thermal shift wasn't as clear and sudden as it used to be) po, and my temp is still up.  HPTs are resolutely BFN. any signs of pregnancy have...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-14-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 18,634
Posted By MamadeRumi
Caritasrainbow, I am not an medical authority,...

Caritasrainbow, I am not an medical authority, but I believe it is normal for the lining to be thin after a miscarriage.  In fact, I think it is generally thin at the beginning of a cycle and then...
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