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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
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I have never liked using plain coconut oil on my...

I have never liked using plain coconut oil on my skin. It just seems to sit there, doesn't absorb well, and my skin ends up still feeling dry. I didn't get stretch marks with DS, and I was expecting...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 211
Posted By luckiest
You ladies have my sympathies. I'm currently...

You ladies have my sympathies. I'm currently dealing with a stomach bug which spread through the lake house we stayed at with a bunch of friends this weekend. DS and DH started with it today,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   Yesterday, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By luckiest
I have a friend with a 5yo who was unable to...

I have a friend with a 5yo who was unable to fully potty train - they thought he was stubborn or not getting it, but it turned out he couldn't feel the sensation to poop due to a subluxation. A few...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 06:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 521
Posted By luckiest
My guess is that the protein is in the meat of...

My guess is that the protein is in the meat of the nut which gets strained out during the process (whether homemade or not). I'm really not sure how much of the nutrients of a nut make it through to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-29-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By luckiest
I admit I haven't read it yet, though it's...

I admit I haven't read it yet, though it's sitting on my shelf, but I have seen Siblings Without Rivalry come highly recommended. I've read the other book by the authors (How to Talk so Kids Will...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-29-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By luckiest
I hemorrhaged after DS was born at home, and...

I hemorrhaged after DS was born at home, and pretty badly. Even though we did pit and methergen (sp?) right away, I still lost a lot of blood, but was ultimately fine. Recovery took longer due to the...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-28-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 394
Posted By luckiest
Love it! Sent from my iPhone using...

Love it!


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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-27-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By luckiest
Oh wait, I was thinking of antifreeze that tastes...

Oh wait, I was thinking of antifreeze that tastes sweet, not freon.


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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-27-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By luckiest
I don't know much (anything) about refrigerators,...

I don't know much (anything) about refrigerators, but I would be really surprised if it were possible for a chemical refrigerant to leak inside the fridge like that in a way that it could contaminate...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-27-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By luckiest
Thanks! I totally skimmed right over it. ...

Thanks! I totally skimmed right over it.


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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-27-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By luckiest
Pregnancy Tea

Do any of you have a pregnancy tea blend that you like? I'd like to buy a loose organic blend in bulk. I thought Mountain Rose Herbs had one, but I can't find it on their site. I'd rather not buy...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   08-27-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By luckiest
I would also recommend high quality probiotics...

I would also recommend high quality probiotics (Dr Natasha Campbell McBride has done a lot of research on gut flora and mentions that vaccines, and specifically the MMR, can throw gut flora out of...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-26-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 521
Posted By luckiest
I definitely agree that the grain recommendation...

I definitely agree that the grain recommendation in the Brewer diet can contribute to more weight gain than necessary, without really adding much nutritionally to the diet. I like that Brewer shuns...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-26-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By luckiest
I officially had the weirdest dream of my life...

I officially had the weirdest dream of my life the other night. I've been having lots of violent dreams, but they're oddly not scary. Like I'll be totally calmly hiding in a closet from a murderer....
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-26-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 521
Posted By luckiest
Oh, and on protein content of vegetables, it's...

Oh, and on protein content of vegetables, it's usually very very little. Rarely more than 3g per serving. 3g in a serving of spinach, vs 40 in a 6oz steak or 30 in a chicken breast or 40 in a can of...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-26-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 521
Posted By luckiest
There is a guide that lays out how many servings...

There is a guide that lays out how many servings of what you should be getting with the Brewer Diet. It's a LOT of food; I followed it with my last pregnancy. The good thing about the amount of food...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-26-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 288
Posted By luckiest
I definitely agree with Valerie that it's the...

I definitely agree with Valerie that it's the "terrain" that matters more than the bacteria/pathogen encountered.

Gut flora certainly matters, but I think the bigger thing you can do if you're...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-25-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 677
Posted By luckiest
I love these kinds of stories! I'm SO not a...

I love these kinds of stories! I'm SO not a believer in the supernatural, I'm not even religious, but I absolutely do think that kids are more in touch with deep animal instincts that allow them to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-25-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,358
Posted By luckiest
We don't have to decide this yet with our family...

We don't have to decide this yet with our family (DS is not yet 4), but I think about it a lot because I was over-scheduled as a child (with only one activity!) and I can already tell that DS is...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-24-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By luckiest
Not boobs, but absurdly itchy rib cage. Coconut...

Not boobs, but absurdly itchy rib cage. Coconut oil helps a little bit. I remember the same thing happening with DS, only it was the front of my belly, but same sensation. So irritating! I had...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-22-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By luckiest
It sounds from your post that the bigger issue is...

It sounds from your post that the bigger issue is being overburdened, and the constant mess is a trigger for you. It's hard to find enough time in the day with just one job! It doesn't sound like...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-21-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,012
Posted By luckiest
I buy local raw honey through a co-op and get it...

I buy local raw honey through a co-op and get it for $6/lb. same stuff sells retail for $10-12/lb.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-20-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,585
Posted By luckiest
tracyamber Team green is not finding out the sex...

tracyamber Team green is not finding out the sex :)

We're team green!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-19-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,661
Posted By luckiest
The trick I read is to stick your finger in your...

The trick I read is to stick your finger in your belly button while lying on your back, then lift your head up. You should feel your finger being squeezed by the muscles coming together. If you...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   08-18-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By luckiest
Just FYI - there's an AP playgroup that has been...

Just FYI - there's an AP playgroup that has been meeting Monday mornings at 9 at Circle C Park.
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