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Forum: April 2011   11-02-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By aliah79
This is our third and our first two were...

This is our third and our first two were surprises, but we wanted to find out this time. Our OB is 90% sure we're having our third boy. We're a little bummed b/c we wanted a little girl at some...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-02-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By aliah79
Oh...how long and what temp? I hadn't read to do...

Oh...how long and what temp? I hadn't read to do that...will have to try it next time http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif Thanks!
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-02-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By aliah79
We got some frozen grassfed beef bones on...

We got some frozen grassfed beef bones on Saturday. They have been in the fridge since then and I went to put them on to make broth, but wondered if they were still good.

This is my first time...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-28-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 702
Posted By aliah79
Thanks ladies - these sound really good!

Thanks ladies - these sound really good!
Forum: Women's Health   10-25-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By aliah79
Thanks ladies...

Thanks ladies http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

Yes Vit D is TOP of the list... is CLO enough or do I need a D3 on top of that? My youngest was Vit D def and the only...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-25-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 702
Posted By aliah79
Anyone care to share their homemade salad...

Anyone care to share their homemade salad dressing recipes? I basically buy two kinds (Cardini's Ceasar and Kraft's Greek Vinaigrette), and I make a blue cheese one... but it would be nice to expand...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-25-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By aliah79
I've noticed any time my boys have something...

I've noticed any time my boys have something with blue dye in it, their poops are green. So, I'd say it's the cupcakes....

I don't mind my kids having something like that on a special occasion -...
Forum: Women's Health   10-25-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By aliah79
My oldest ds is in school and brings home so...

My oldest ds is in school and brings home so many illnesses. He's a very picky eater, and this year I want to make sure he's at optimum health. I'm pg, and definitely don't want to be sick...
Forum: Women's Health   10-25-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,230
Posted By aliah79
I'm so sorry, I know it's so hard to see your...

I'm so sorry, I know it's so hard to see your little one suffering and to not know what's wrong.

My son siezed in my arms when he was nursing at 18 months old. He was extremely unresponsive after...
Forum: Women's Health   10-12-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 44,472
Posted By aliah79
I thought I read that Armour does have...

I thought I read that Armour does have calcitonin somewhere... can'tfind it again though.
Forum: Women's Health   10-12-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 44,472
Posted By aliah79
Quote: Originally Posted by JacquelineR...

Quote:
Originally Posted by JacquelineR http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15933236)
Are you supplementing selenium? it's been...
Forum: April 2011   10-10-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By aliah79
string cheese bacon pickes chips & salsa...

string cheese
bacon
pickes
chips & salsa or hummus
crackers & cheese
pb w/ apples or celery or rice cakes or just on a spoon
veggies and dip

I don't like them, but if you do a boiled egg...
Forum: Women's Health   10-09-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 44,472
Posted By aliah79
And back to my issues... Doc says FT4 is right...

And back to my issues... Doc says FT4 is right on and completely normal. He asked if I'd ever been on synthroid.

I explained to him how TSH can be suppressed in patients already on thyroid...
Forum: Women's Health   10-09-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 44,472
Posted By aliah79
Tink, I really don't know... I would say start...

Tink, I really don't know... I would say start with TSH, Free T3/T4... If you can find a more holistic doctor, they are more likely to do the tests without arguments. An Endo might help, but I had...
Forum: Women's Health   10-08-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 44,472
Posted By aliah79
I started taking it at night around 6wks pg......

I started taking it at night around 6wks pg... that's also when my hyper symptoms started on the 5gr. Since you're not supposed to take around mealtime, night turned out the be the best time for me...
Forum: Women's Health   10-08-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 44,472
Posted By aliah79
I've also read that taking Armour at night can...

I've also read that taking Armour at night can cause you to have insomnia. That the T3 can cause that and for you to feel hyped up. So now I'm confused again. I've emailed my OB and asked if free T3...
Forum: Women's Health   10-08-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 44,472
Posted By aliah79
Interestingly enough... I took just the 1gr last...

Interestingly enough... I took just the 1gr last night (until I can get the exact numbers of my results and make a more informed decision) - and for the first time my fasting blood sugar was under...
Forum: April 2011   10-07-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 988
Posted By aliah79
I still haven't told my parents. I sympathize....

I still haven't told my parents. I sympathize. Everyone else knows, but I can't bring myself to tell them

Mom yelled at me when we told her we were having our 2nd. They've never treated our 2nd...
Forum: April 2011   10-07-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By aliah79
I went natural with both my previous labors. 24...

I went natural with both my previous labors. 24 & 36 hours of labor...5 hours pushing with my second. Both ended with c/s. But I'm going for VBA2C this time and plan to do it naturally again.
Forum: Women's Health   10-07-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 44,472
Posted By aliah79
I was thinking that TSH showed up lower with...

I was thinking that TSH showed up lower with Armour than with Synthroid, but after more thinking... if you're basing it on how you feel, and you feel better when your T3/T4 are in normal range, that...
Forum: Women's Health   10-07-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 44,472
Posted By aliah79
Ok, I think I understand what you are saying -...

Ok, I think I understand what you are saying - takes me some time to process things.

I wasn't aware that Armour suppressed your TSH numbers. Which actually makes a lot of sense since I was on...
Forum: Women's Health   10-07-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 44,472
Posted By aliah79
I've been to endos before and they did nothing...

I've been to endos before and they did nothing more than the TSH. Not to mention they wouldn't even look at my PCOS / Insulin Resistance. So I haven't been back. My regular doctor did more for my...
Forum: Women's Health   10-07-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 44,472
Posted By aliah79
Quote: Originally Posted by JaneS...

Quote:
Originally Posted by JaneS http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15923547)
NO NO NO!

I'm so frustrated! This could be...
Forum: Women's Health   10-07-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 44,472
Posted By aliah79
This is so weird. I've been hypo since I was 10,...

This is so weird. I've been hypo since I was 10, and I've been pregnant twice, each time my meds were increased during pregnancy.

Right before I became pregnant, I had my thyroid tested and they...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-29-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,087
Posted By aliah79
You're not alone. I'm 22/24. With my last two...

You're not alone. I'm 22/24. With my last two babies, I gained about 30lbs each, but after they were born I weighed 10lbs less than I did before. This one is going a little different since I'm on a...
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