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Forum: Traditional Foods   05-15-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,071
Posted By Ethelpea
I don't bother eating them anymore.  I pop them...

I don't bother eating them anymore.  I pop them in some juice then use my immersion (stick) blender.  Plug my nose and drink up.
Forum: Women's Health   09-13-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By Ethelpea
Open up a clove of garlic, poke holes in it and...

Open up a clove of garlic, poke holes in it and put it up there like a suppository.  Yes.  
Helped me anyway when I had killer hemorrhoids a while back. 
Forum: Child & Teen Health   09-02-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By Ethelpea
Pinched/entrapped nerve(s) somewhere in his...

Pinched/entrapped nerve(s) somewhere in his body?
 
That is my only guess.  You said you saw a neurologist so that's probably not it.
Forum: Women's Health   08-28-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Ethelpea
I have what I would consider greater than normal...

I have what I would consider greater than normal sensitivity to light.  I can't stand bright sunny days b/c they hurt my eyes and make me feel nervous and nauseated. Good think I live in NE Ohio...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   08-28-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 22,980
Posted By Ethelpea
don't know if I posted on this thread when it...

don't know if I posted on this thread when it first started but my 8 y/o dd will get bo if she consumes dairy.  We don't do a lot of dairy, but if she has ice cream, milk, cheese, etc.  The odor...
Forum: Women's Health   07-22-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Ethelpea
I'd do ascorbic acid to tolerance . That is the...

I'd do ascorbic acid to tolerance . That is the cheapest route.  The first time I 'cured' my ebv I did the oral route and routinely hit 75 -100 grams of c per day without getting to tolerance. The...
Forum: Women's Health   06-11-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,107
Posted By Ethelpea
a fishy-foul smell to me.

a fishy-foul smell to me.
Forum: Women's Health   06-10-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,739
Posted By Ethelpea
I've not read the thread, just went to to last...

I've not read the thread, just went to to last page, so forgive me if I'm missing something. 
 
REGARDING lypo, IIRC (and that is a big IF) one gram of lypo approximates 5-6 grams INTRAVENOUS.  Is...
Forum: Women's Health   05-20-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By Ethelpea
Ugh.  I hate dealing with overly concerned...

Ugh.  I hate dealing with overly concerned inlaws who only want 'what's best for your kid' and then practically accuse you of abuse for not doing things their way.  I feel your pain and angst.
 
I...
Forum: Women's Health   05-20-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Ethelpea
nak/ I usually get a flare up once a year,...

nak/
I usually get a flare up once a year, maybe every two.  I am on my own more often than not without much (any) help so flareups probably occur more frequently for me than for others.  Certainly...
Forum: Women's Health   05-16-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Ethelpea
nak/excuse the brevity and typos   I have...

nak/excuse the brevity and typos
 
I have ebv flareup now and again.  What do you specifically want to know?
 
When I know I'm in  the midst of a flare up, I take mega amounts of vitamin c (to...
Forum: Women's Health   03-12-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,057
Posted By Ethelpea
I feel your pain.  I have 5 soon to be 6...

I feel your pain.  I have 5 soon to be 6 children and deal with Epstein Barr flareups periodically.  (Speculation that adrenal fatigue is caused by EBV, or can be).  All my children are 11 and...
Forum: Diapering   03-10-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Ethelpea
thank you so much!   I'm doing this on the...

thank you so much!
 
I'm doing this on the cheap, so I'm scouring thrift stores for fabric.  I'll keep my eyes out for terry cloth.  Again, thanks!
Forum: Diapering   03-05-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Ethelpea
I must be google impaired tonight, because I am...

I must be google impaired tonight, because I am not seeing this.  Can anyone give me the skinny on snappi friendly fabrics.  I plan on sewing some cheapy prefolds and want to use flannel, but I'm...
Forum: Diapering   03-05-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By Ethelpea
thanks all.  This is great. I actually did use...

thanks all.  This is great. I actually did use my old recipe with the fels naptha (I like the smell and no one in my house has reacted to it, hopefully new babe won't either) and threw in bar of...
Forum: Diapering   03-01-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By Ethelpea
bump.... thinking of making my own.  I want to...

bump....
thinking of making my own.  I want to use the standard
1 cup washing soda
1 cup borax
1 cup sun oxygen cleaner (or whatever its called)
1 bar fels naptha and either 1 bar dr. bronner...
Forum: Women's Health   02-24-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By Ethelpea
Oh well....it is HARD to get little one to take...

Oh well....it is HARD to get little one to take anything.  But if you can, I'd take vitamin D3 (at least 5,000 iu ..you can pierce the gel caps and squirt it in the mouth of a little one), vitamin c...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-09-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 111
Posted By Ethelpea
tried acquiring it back in 2002. Didn't work for...

tried acquiring it back in 2002. Didn't work for me.
Forum: Toddler Health   02-09-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Ethelpea
I've recently started using Livon Lypo-Spheric...

I've recently started using Livon Lypo-Spheric Vitamin C with huge success.  It does, for the most part, bypass the digestive tract, so you're not really titillating to tolerance.  Studies indicate...
Forum: Women's Health   02-09-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Ethelpea
one of my children got over  nasty case of what...

one of my children got over  nasty case of what you are describing in two days. I supplemented her heavily with saccharomyces boulardi (google it) mixed in applesauce.   Works great for diarrhea.  I...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-05-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 343
Posted By Ethelpea
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Marnica http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1373493/are-you-up-to-date-on-vaccines#post_17250746)

Hell no...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-01-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,782
Posted By Ethelpea
I have experience with a young girl, 7,...

I have experience with a young girl, 7, developing occasional body odor that was......wait for it......related to food intolerances (this is mothering, afterall ;)).  In her case, it was too much...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-30-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By Ethelpea
My daughter had psoriasis that completely...

My daughter had psoriasis that completely resolved itself once we eliminated wheat and yeast.  Now that she consumes both again (wheat on rare occasions) it hasn't come back.  I never attributed it...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-23-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 8,984
Posted By Ethelpea
Almost Free Homemade Vegetable Broth   Here...

Almost Free Homemade Vegetable Broth
 
Here is my frugal tip...save all your vegetable scraps  for the week/month -  whatever - in freezer bags.  When you have enough scraps, add them to a pot of...
Forum: Women's Health   01-09-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By Ethelpea
I wouldn't worry about giving her too much...

I wouldn't worry about giving her too much vitamin c .  The runny stools are  a good sign she has hit bowel tolerance and should start to get better soon - in fact it sounds as if she is getting...
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