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Forum: Dads   09-14-2006, 07:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,201
Posted By Melissa S
Sorry about the comment that generalized all...

Sorry about the comment that generalized all men. I read it and realized it could be offensive. OK, so I believe in many cases it is true that men could have a history relating to lack of...
Forum: Dads   09-14-2006, 07:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,201
Posted By Melissa S
Quote: Originally Posted by kyndmamaof4 I...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kyndmamaof4
I read this and suddenly couldn't breathe. That is my life. In a nut shell. I am a SAHM of 4 littles. 7, 4, 2, and 7 months. I do all the cooking, and most...
Forum: Dads   09-10-2006, 12:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,201
Posted By Melissa S
It's funny, I'm from Saskatchewan, Canada. But...

It's funny, I'm from Saskatchewan, Canada. But we are very influenced by US lingo. I never could figure out if it was "paycheck" or "paycheque". Same with "color" or "colour". The teachers always...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-21-2006, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5,047
Views: 455,591
Posted By Melissa S
When my son was born I did not prepare my...

When my son was born I did not prepare my nipples at all. With my girls I did and it made all the difference in the world at the ease of them learning to b/f. My son was third in birth order, you'd...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-21-2006, 04:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,406
Posted By Melissa S
Actually a very long time since I have been...

Actually a very long time since I have been here. I have made alot of changes since last posting here. Namely, there is NO white sugar in my house!!! I use Stevia Extract to sweeten things like...
Forum: Women's Health   09-20-2005, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Melissa S
Hi Stafl. Thanks for your reply. I am 30 years...

Hi Stafl. Thanks for your reply. I am 30 years old and have had four children, all vaginal births. I have never had surgery on or by my uterus, but a few years ago I did have some abnormal cells on...
Forum: Women's Health   09-19-2005, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Melissa S
It's been 2 years since I last posted here but I...

It's been 2 years since I last posted here but I really need some answers. Hopefully I will get some tomorrow when my naturopath calls. My first naturopath appointment was two months ago and most of...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-26-2005, 05:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,291
Posted By Melissa S
I know exactly how you feel about regular...

I know exactly how you feel about regular makeup. I ran out once and used a cheaper brand from the drug store for about a week - break out central!!! It felt like my face had pure grease on it. I...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-25-2005, 03:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,291
Posted By Melissa S
Hi Electra. I used to have very bad adult...

Hi Electra.

I used to have very bad adult acne - the kind of cysts you describe. I got huge welts that would not form a head for weeks and were very sore. Occasionally I still get one or two when...
Forum: Family Planning   02-08-2005, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By Melissa S
Really? So does a woman absorb testosterone...

Really? So does a woman absorb testosterone through the vaginal walls into the bloodstream? Interesting.... I always have more energy the day after a frolick with DH, I wonder if it's related? LOL.
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-08-2005, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5,047
Views: 455,591
Posted By Melissa S
I've been trying to remember a MIL one for a...

I've been trying to remember a MIL one for a long time and you jogged my memory..... DD was just over one year old and I was expressing to my MIL that I was having some frustrations with nursing -...
Forum: Family Planning   02-07-2005, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By Melissa S
Thanks Tara. I'm going to watch out if it...

Thanks Tara. I'm going to watch out if it happens again. I had a pap about 16 months ago and everything was fine. I hope it's nothing along those lines. CM is gone now so 'm sure it was the semen....
Forum: Family Planning   02-07-2005, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By Melissa S
mama kass- that's an excellent idea! Let us know...

mama kass- that's an excellent idea! Let us know if MDC will do it or not.

Melissa
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-05-2005, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 74,319
Posted By Melissa S
Star mama, It's really very sad. My mom just...

Star mama,
It's really very sad. My mom just opened a really "with it" salon in a small town. She specialized in extreme hairdo's , especially with intense contrasting colors. She has a peircer who...
Forum: Family Planning   02-05-2005, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Melissa S
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hu...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif That's such a sensitive issue to have disagreements about. I can empathize. DH and I have had similar struggle but wound up just "letting the...
Forum: Family Planning   02-05-2005, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By Melissa S
That's exactly what DH and I do. I chart my...

That's exactly what DH and I do. I chart my cervical mucus and I also have DEFINATE cramping when I ovulate. After a year of charting I know when I will ovulate and to stop intercourse when I see...
Forum: Family Planning   02-05-2005, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By Melissa S
Yes!! I have also been concerned about this when...

Yes!! I have also been concerned about this when we were trying to decide after four kids what method of BC was best for us. I got ahold of a few articles to see if I could proove my theory that...
Forum: Family Planning   02-05-2005, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By Melissa S
I just posted the exact same question - only my...

I just posted the exact same question - only my CM after intercourse was not only globy but streaked with blood like show! I'm very concerned as we already have four kids and are TTA permanently.
Forum: Family Planning   02-05-2005, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Melissa S
How old are you? Could it be early menopause? Is...

How old are you? Could it be early menopause? Is there a history of early menopause in your family? That's about all I can think of.

Melissa
Forum: Family Planning   02-05-2005, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By Melissa S
OK, I chart CM and ovulation pains (which are...

OK, I chart CM and ovulation pains (which are always there) and not temperature. I have a long cycle, usually about 31-32 days, ovulating almost always on day 25 of my cycle. Occasionally I will...
Forum: Women's Health   01-19-2005, 04:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,385
Posted By Melissa S
You're welcome! I'm sooo happy they are working...

You're welcome! I'm sooo happy they are working for you - keep it up, it's going to be one less annoying complication to deal with in life. Sometimes the answer is so simple. After my last baby I...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-11-2005, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,430
Posted By Melissa S
I agree that it takes time. I have four kids and...

I agree that it takes time. I have four kids and with each I put on 50 - 60 pounds. Too much according to the medical proffesionals but since I was consistently putting on the same amount with each...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-11-2005, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 74,319
Posted By Melissa S
I had problems when I used a stud with a ball on...

I had problems when I used a stud with a ball on the end. Now that I've changed to the screw in type it is not a problem.
Forum: Women's Health   01-10-2005, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Melissa S
I'm currently educating a friend on a more...

I'm currently educating a friend on a more natural approach to health and she would like to know what she can do for her toddler's asthma naturally and also some info on the medication Singular for...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-10-2005, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,039
Posted By Melissa S
Quote: Originally Posted by MotherEden I...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MotherEden
I once found a tupperware container under her bed with something disgusting and unrecognizable in it. My Dh described it as smelling like "satan's asscrack"...
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