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Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   05-04-2011, 10:02 AM
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Posted By True Blue
Thought I'd get a new interest thread started! ...

Thought I'd get a new interest thread started!  If you get chicken pox and are willing to share, please post here!

 
Forum: Allergies   03-23-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,522
Posted By True Blue
That's weird about an Ikea couch.  We had two...

That's weird about an Ikea couch.  We had two Ektorps for 10 years without an issue at all.  We got rid of them to get a leather couch when DS developed allergies since they were old and I knew...
Forum: Allergies   03-21-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,879
Posted By True Blue
So far, DS is taking 1-1.5 tsp clay per day (he...

So far, DS is taking 1-1.5 tsp clay per day (he is 8); DD2 is taking around 1 tsp (she is 3); I have taken about 1 tsp for a couple days too.  I'd like to increase mine, but DD2 might be at her...
Forum: Allergies   03-21-2011, 12:00 PM
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Posted By True Blue
We have other allergies too, so some of what we...

We have other allergies too, so some of what we choose is to avoid those.  However, we generally use NOW methyl B12 1000mg cherry flavor, Twinlabs C from sago palm, and Thorne quercetin and folate.
Forum: Allergies   03-21-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By True Blue
My son has bad allergies too, and has seen great...

My son has bad allergies too, and has seen great relief from supplements (Even moreso than zyrtec and claritin!)  He takes at least 2000mg of Vitamin C, 2000-3000mg methyl B12, and folate in the...
Forum: Allergies   03-18-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By True Blue
They are not the most reliable tests, but they...

They are not the most reliable tests, but they have definitely helped us.  So far for us I have had more false negatives than positives.  I would say just try taking them out for a week and see how...
Forum: Allergies   03-05-2011, 10:33 AM
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Views: 12,879
Posted By True Blue
So why only start at 100B, if so much more is...

So why only start at 100B, if so much more is needed to make a difference?  Or is that for Kathy bc of lyme issues?
 
I'd like to start my kids in about 2 weeks when we get back from being away. ...
Forum: Allergies   02-28-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,879
Posted By True Blue
Still dipping my toes in.  Does that mean that...

Still dipping my toes in.  Does that mean that it's better to use one with less strains than more?  I had thought something like Therbiotic with 12 strains would get all kind of good flora in there,...
Forum: Allergies   02-27-2011, 08:28 PM
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Views: 12,879
Posted By True Blue
I'm pretty confused about the clay...what kind,...

I'm pretty confused about the clay...what kind, where to get it, how to even take it.  I don't see my son drinking it, but if it were in capsules he'd take it no problem.  My almost 3 yo...not sure...
Forum: Allergies   02-27-2011, 03:28 PM
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Views: 12,879
Posted By True Blue
We've taken Klaire Labs 100B forumula for a...

We've taken Klaire Labs 100B forumula for a couple months in the past as we were still doing food trials.  I saw no difference at all.  No die-off symptoms, and no other changes.  The only results I...
Forum: Allergies   02-23-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,857
Posted By True Blue
Yes, by the reactions.  There is no medical...

Yes, by the reactions.  There is no medical test, it is a chemical sensitivity, basically.  My kids are very sensitive.  My son will get a hivey rash within an hour or so of eating something high in...
Forum: Allergies   02-23-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By True Blue
My guess would be leaky gut.  I'm guessing this...

My guess would be leaky gut.  I'm guessing this was an IgG test?  It sounds like she is hypersensitive, and her gut needs some major healing.
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   02-16-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By True Blue
Renaissance School of the Arts...we love it!...

Renaissance School of the Arts...we love it! https://sites.google.com/site/rsatidewaterva/
Forum: Allergies   01-27-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,208
Posted By True Blue
We ordered from purelabs.com and they came nice...

We ordered from purelabs.com and they came nice and cold-packed. :)  We like them, no reactions from them and we are avoiding gluten, corn, and soy.  Speaking of them, I need to order some more LOL!
Forum: Allergies   01-26-2011, 06:20 AM
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Views: 7,429
Posted By True Blue
Geez, I get busy for a few weeks and everyone...

Geez, I get busy for a few weeks and everyone leaves! lol
He gets more like instant eczema that pops up like hives...like hivezema.http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/biggrinbounce.gif  It...
Forum: Allergies   01-26-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 7,429
Posted By True Blue
FB?  Really?  How is this working on there?   ...

FB?  Really?  How is this working on there?
 
We do epsom salts, and I just started b12 again.  It helped, DS, maybe it will help her too. *sigh*  I really just want to sleep.  That shouldn't be...
Forum: Allergies   01-25-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 7,429
Posted By True Blue
So....I came by to say "hi" and am shocked no...

So....I came by to say "hi" and am shocked no one has been on the threat in almost 24 hours...are you all ok????  Maybe I should scroll back and find out what's going on.  But there are 19 pages. ...
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   01-07-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By True Blue
Thanks!  I forgot to come back here for a while...

Thanks!  I forgot to come back here for a while LOL!  I'll have to give her a call.  I'm seriously overdue.
 
We homeschool and are part of an artsy coop, so are finding more people "like us"...
Forum: Allergies   12-21-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 14,356
Posted By True Blue
DD2 is doing really well overall.  I've decided...

DD2 is doing really well overall.  I've decided wheat does affect her attitude, so I've pulled it again.  Her poops are fantastic, even without supplementing Mag!!!!  I never thought I'd see the day...
Forum: Allergies   12-20-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,338
Posted By True Blue
For DS it is dust mites and salicylates...the...

For DS it is dust mites and salicylates...the latter being a big, big reason we could never pinpoint it...they are in so many foods!
Forum: Allergies   12-20-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By True Blue
With all of her allergens out, adding wheat back...

With all of her allergens out, adding wheat back in gave an obvious reaction within a couple days as her consumption increased.  Taking it out has shown a difference within days as well.
 
I do...
Forum: Allergies   12-20-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By True Blue
I'd like to add in that my daughter has IgG to...

I'd like to add in that my daughter has IgG to wheat/gliadin/gluten, but I couldn't tell taking those out made a difference until I removed salicylates (her worst intolerance for which there is no...
Forum: Allergies   12-18-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 14,356
Posted By True Blue
Feeling good about the holidays here....tree has...

Feeling good about the holidays here....tree has been up for weeks, decorations too, shopping is done, packages shipped, most cards sent....just have to get the wrapping done.  It's a pretty nice...
Forum: Allergies   12-16-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 14,356
Posted By True Blue
Thanks Kathy.  I thought it could be made like...

Thanks Kathy.  I thought it could be made like that, but thought maybe I was mistaken.  Though I was wondering how the heck jelly could have been made 200 years ago otherwise, LOL.  So I will cook...
Forum: Allergies   12-16-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 14,356
Posted By True Blue
I want to make some pear jelly, but the recipes...

I want to make some pear jelly, but the recipes all call for pectin.  The pectin I found has dextrose.  Any ideas?  Can I use some gelatin instead?
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