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Forum: Parenting   11-06-2008, 01:42 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,214
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
Quote: They are similar. Both practices are...

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They are similar. Both practices are altering the bodyscape of a defenseless infant without their consent and without medical reason.
No, not even close. Ear piercing is putting a tiny hole...
Forum: Parenting   11-05-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,214
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
Quote: Yep and it me too. I think of it...

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Yep and it me too. I think of it similar to circumcising an infant boy, same thing in my opinion.
Ear piercing and RIC are not even in the same ballpark. To compare them is nothing but...
Forum: Parenting   11-04-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,679
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
Quote: Dora is a little girl. Barbie is a...

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Dora is a little girl. Barbie is a woman.
If you want to get technical, they're both dolls and nothing more.
Forum: Women's Health   11-04-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
Quote: Why so snarky? Yes, strong black coffee...

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Why so snarky? Yes, strong black coffee often helps alleviate this kind of headache.
I'm sorry, I wasn't trying to be snarky. I was sincerely asking what strong coffee would accomplish in...
Forum: Parenting   11-04-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,679
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
Quote: the fact that the main Barbie character...

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the fact that the main Barbie character was ALWAYS blonde haired w/ blue eyes was a big deal for me. Always. The dolls, when I was a kid that weren't blonde were NOT Barbie..but her...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-04-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/af.gif <--This is me when I have PMS.

For the past two cycles I've skipped a month (period in June, no period in July, period in early August,...
Forum: Parenting   11-04-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,214
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
I wish people would keep an open mind about why...

I wish people would keep an open mind about why some infants and children may have pierced ears
Forum: Women's Health   11-04-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
Quote: Originally Posted by uccomama...

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Originally Posted by uccomama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12534608)
Try drinking some very strong coffee.
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Forum: Parenting   11-03-2008, 11:44 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,214
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
Quote: Originally Posted by Cinder...

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Originally Posted by Cinder http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12530858)
My dd was 18 months when she asked, I made her...
Forum: Women's Health   11-03-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
Pediatric Singular contains asparthame, so maybe...

Pediatric Singular contains asparthame, so maybe she's reacting to that. We had DS on it for a few months when he was a toddler (diagnosed around a year old) and it made him CRAZY. He's sensitive to...
Forum: Parenting   11-03-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,214
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
I waited until my daughters were old enough to...

I waited until my daughters were old enough to ask, but I think a lot of posters here would still say they were too young. They were 3 and 18 months when they asked. The older wanted hers done and...
Forum: Mental Health   11-03-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,119
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
I have Bipolar 1 and I am totally open about it....

I have Bipolar 1 and I am totally open about it. The only way for mental illness to become de-stigmatized in this country is for us to be open about it and show the general public that we're not...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-03-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 589
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
Mine stays at home and in some way it's good but...

Mine stays at home and in some way it's good but I really don't like only having one income in the house. It's stressful being the only wage earner, but it's not as stressful as being at home with...
Forum: Women's Health   11-03-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
I work in healthcare but refuse to get flu shots...

I work in healthcare but refuse to get flu shots because they only cover a couple of strains and there's no way to know if those are even the strains that will be going around this year. I'd...
Forum: Women's Health   11-03-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
http://www.bridgestoaccess.com/ I used this...

http://www.bridgestoaccess.com/

I used this patient assistance program a couple of months ago when I was unemployed and uninsured. I was able to get my Lamictal for only $10 for 3 months! It's...
Forum: Mental Health   11-02-2008, 01:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
Quote: When I get hypomanic I get irritated,...

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When I get hypomanic I get irritated, and sometimes psychotic and delusional- my pdoc told me so.
That's not how it is for me. For me, it's mainly just having a lot of extra energy and not...
Forum: Mental Health   11-02-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
I'm BP1 but I don't struggle with med choices. I...

I'm BP1 but I don't struggle with med choices. I take Lamictal and it usually keeps me nice and even with occasional hypomania. I like hypomania because I get a lot of stuff done.
Forum: Parenting   11-02-2008, 12:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,679
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
Quote: You know.. I had never thought about...

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You know.. I had never thought about the fact that Barbie is a WOMAN, and DD is a little girl. I dont know what kind of effect that has on girls, but I would definitely be interested in...
Forum: Parenting   11-01-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,679
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
What's wrong with Barbie? She looks great, has...

What's wrong with Barbie? She looks great, has children, and has awesome careers. IMO, there is nothing better than teaching a little girl that she really can have it all.
Forum: Women's Health   11-01-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 218
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
Quote: Would a dehydrated person be more prone...

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Would a dehydrated person be more prone to UTIs and such than other folks?
Yes. Dehydration causes the urine to be concentrated.. Concentrated urine causes the kidneys to work harder and...
Forum: Women's Health   11-01-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
That sounds more like a yeast infection than a...

That sounds more like a yeast infection than a diaper rash. Try using an antifungal and see if that clears it up, but make sure it's safe to use on a baby before you do. You may need a prescription...
Forum: Women's Health   11-01-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
Arrhythmia is somewhat common and usually...

Arrhythmia is somewhat common and usually nothing to worry about, but I'd get it checked out by a cardiologist to be on the safe side.

http://www.americanheart.org/present...l?identifier=2...
Forum: Women's Health   11-01-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 218
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
If you want to raise your BP in a hurry, go yell...

If you want to raise your BP in a hurry, go yell at your SO. Getting angry raises the BP fairly guickly. If you want a long-term fix I can't help you.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-01-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
I have no advice but I sort of know what you're...

I have no advice but I sort of know what you're going through. I go to college and WOH FT in the evenings. DH is home and does most of the housework, so that's good. However, he insists on...
Forum: Women's Health   11-01-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,140
Posted By Eliza_Douchehammer
I don't believe in alternative cancer treatment...

I don't believe in alternative cancer treatment because none have been proven to work. Chemo, on the other hand, has been proven. Without chemo my Grandfather would be in his grave instead of...
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