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Forum: Child-Led Weaning   10-12-2010, 12:14 PM
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Views: 1,193
Posted By Pattyla
Sorry I haven't posted back here. I'm still...

Sorry I haven't posted back here. I'm still nursing and still dealing with Lyme disease. It is so hard to wean my dd early and yet I am so sick.

I just wanted to thank everyone for your kind...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   08-26-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By Pattyla
Quote: Originally Posted by tibeca...

Quote:
Originally Posted by tibeca http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15773605)
I am very curious as to what medications they...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   08-24-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By Pattyla
I don't know anyone who might understand this...

I don't know anyone who might understand this but this group of women.

I am tandem nursing my 6.5 year old and my 2.5 year old. We are all pretty happy with the arrangement. But I have been...
Forum: Women's Health   08-06-2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By Pattyla
I have always heard vitamin C for pertussis. So...

I have always heard vitamin C for pertussis. So I would do SA to bowel tolerance plus anything you usually do for supporting the immune system. Vitamin D would also be a good one to supplement. I...
Forum: Women's Health   08-06-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 19,440
Posted By Pattyla
I read that for Lyme the one that is supposed to...

I read that for Lyme the one that is supposed to show recent (I cant keep the different ones straight) is commonly positive in people with chronic lyme. That was the one I had positive. No bands at...
Forum: Women's Health   08-05-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 19,440
Posted By Pattyla
why does your practitioner say that the exposure...

why does your practitioner say that the exposure was over a year ago?

My Dr doesn't understand the tests so is no help with that sort of thing.

Also have you been on abx continously? I don't...
Forum: Women's Health   08-01-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By Pattyla
So what do you eat? Adrenal fatigue? ...

So what do you eat?

Adrenal fatigue?

Hypothyroidism?

Anemia?

Estrogen dominant?
Forum: Women's Health   07-31-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,486
Posted By Pattyla
If mom is anemic her milk might not be. Also if...

If mom is anemic her milk might not be. Also if mom is anemic then baby may have gotten low iron stores at birth and so has run out early. I think I have read that being anemic can lead to lower...
Forum: Women's Health   07-30-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By Pattyla
Have you looked into vulvar vestibulitis? ...

Have you looked into vulvar vestibulitis?

If I use anything with SLS in it I have vulvar pain. Also some women have problems with oxolates in their food. An issue like this can arise at any time...
Forum: Women's Health   07-30-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,486
Posted By Pattyla
Raw liver from healthy animals is the way to go....

Raw liver from healthy animals is the way to go. lambs liver has the highest iron of any. Chicken is the lowest.

My 2 year old loves raw liver and has since she was a baby. I have heard of lots...
Forum: Women's Health   07-26-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 19,440
Posted By Pattyla
Anyone know about rife machines? Pros and cons...

Anyone know about rife machines? Pros and cons (outside of cost)? Can they be used on kids?
Forum: Women's Health   07-25-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By Pattyla
Eat liver. It is very bio available. Of course...

Eat liver. It is very bio available. Of course just get it from organic/grass fed animals. If you don't like the taste you can freeze it for 14 days and then cut it into small pieces and swallow...
Forum: Women's Health   07-22-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 19,440
Posted By Pattyla
Quote: Originally Posted by Panserbjørne...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Panserbjørne http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15654103)
so, are you doing herbs from the TCM...
Forum: Women's Health   07-22-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 19,440
Posted By Pattyla
It is good to know that people tend to get worse...

It is good to know that people tend to get worse before they get better. I suspected that but hadn't discussed it with my TCM Dr.
I'm just desperate for something that will help me feel better even...
Forum: Women's Health   07-22-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 19,440
Posted By Pattyla
I'm trying to figure out if I need to do abx. ...

I'm trying to figure out if I need to do abx.
I have been really sick for 6 months. I can barely function (and I have two young children and no daytime help). Today was typical. I made it to lunch...
Forum: Women's Health   07-22-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Pattyla
VSL is available w/o perscription but would be...

VSL is available w/o perscription but would be cheaper with a perscription if you can get it covered. It is one of the few (the only?) probiotics that is available like that.

Custom Probiotics is...
Forum: Women's Health   07-22-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 19,440
Posted By Pattyla
Isn't there anyone on here with Lyme who wants...

Isn't there anyone on here with Lyme who wants to talk? I could use with some words of wisdom right now. I'm in a really hard spot and not really sure what to do next.
Forum: Women's Health   07-22-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By Pattyla
as best as I can tell from a quick re-read of...

as best as I can tell from a quick re-read of the relevant chapter I overstated the evidence presented in that book. I could have sworn that there was a case study where 1/3 of schitzophrenics were...
Forum: Women's Health   07-22-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By Pattyla
(didn't read your links yet not sure how long I...

(didn't read your links yet not sure how long I have till the toddler wakes again)

By significant I didn't mean most or even half but I do mean more than one or two people. It was an old study...
Forum: Women's Health   07-21-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By Pattyla
There is also the aspect of your nutrition...

There is also the aspect of your nutrition effecting your mental state. Despite your best efforts peace and calm may be impossible until your nutritional issues are addressed. Some people's...
Forum: Women's Health   07-21-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,216
Posted By Pattyla
Thanks again for all the responces. bits...

Thanks again for all the responces.

bits and bobs- we have done some rebirthing type work and seen some improvement with it but it clearly wasn't the whole picture for us. (traumatic birth for...
Forum: Spirituality   07-19-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By Pattyla
I'm a Christian who beleives in equality between...

I'm a Christian who beleives in equality between the sexes on all levels. In the home, in the workplace and in the church. I also beleive that mutual submission is very important (although I will...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   07-19-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,782
Posted By Pattyla
My dd turned 6 in Jan and is still nursing. By...

My dd turned 6 in Jan and is still nursing. By my choice it is just once a day. It really doesn't come up. I have talked with her a little about nursing being a private at home thing at her age and...
Forum: Women's Health   07-19-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 19,440
Posted By Pattyla
My older DD had issues from birth. Hard to...

My older DD had issues from birth. Hard to define issues but she was miserable most days. From birth she had trouble falling asleep. She screamed in the car all the way home from the hospital and...
Forum: Women's Health   07-19-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 19,440
Posted By Pattyla
Ok I have just finished this great thread. ...

Ok I have just finished this great thread.

First me. Grew up in CT. Most of my family has had Lyme at least once. (my parents 2-4x each). I live in MO now (and have friends here who have also...
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