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Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   04-03-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By Anna's Lovey
my husband's work is relocating us to Scranton...

my husband's work is relocating us to Scranton very suddenly and I know nothing about the city(town?). It would be great to get to know other moms who could help me find my way around the area or...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-16-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Anna's Lovey
Have you had your thyroid checked  It's really...

Have you had your thyroid checked  It's really not uncommon for women to have low thyroid after giving birth. If that's the case with you, than your symptoms should clear up soon after going on...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-16-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Anna's Lovey
You might want to cut out cheese. My mom has...

You might want to cut out cheese. My mom has really bad acne and she swears that she breaks out when she eats cheese and chocolate.  I have some acne and have started to notice real change in my...
Forum: Mental Health   05-11-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By Anna's Lovey
you're not alone. In fact, I felt relieved to...

you're not alone. In fact, I felt relieved to read your story, because although I know that other women experience these symptoms i've never encountered anyone who had them to the extreme that I do....
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-06-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Anna's Lovey
crushed eggshell collages are lots of fun. 

crushed eggshell collages are lots of fun. 
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-25-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By Anna's Lovey
Cutting back on suger, avoiding caffeine, taking...

Cutting back on suger, avoiding caffeine, taking fish oil, taking emergen-c packets twice a day, and making sure I ate foods with lots of tryptophan all really helped me in my recovery.  I still had...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-19-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By Anna's Lovey
really surprised your dr didn't do a thyroid...

really surprised your dr didn't do a thyroid check.  Physical symptoms?  what is she talking about? I had low thyroid and, like you, I was angry a lot, irritable, had a hard time sleeping, and had...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-19-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By Anna's Lovey
I also wanted to say it sounds like you could...

I also wanted to say it sounds like you could really use some help, maybe hire a babysitter so you can just get away for a bit?  Or so you and your husband can get away together?  Having something...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-18-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By Anna's Lovey
sounds exactly like the way I felt when my kids...

sounds exactly like the way I felt when my kids were the same ages as yours.  Also, there's a real adjustment period with the second just like with the first.  Take a ppd sreening (get one online or...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-13-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By Anna's Lovey
yes, you absolutely can be clinically depressed...

yes, you absolutely can be clinically depressed and feel good some days. usually, if you fill out a questionar, the questions will apply to any symptoms that have been troubling you within the past...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-16-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,646
Posted By Anna's Lovey
Ahh, I remember those days.  Thankfully, things...

Ahh, I remember those days.  Thankfully, things have calmed down a bit around here in the past few months but I can totally relate to what you're saying.
I agree with other posters: leave the room...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   04-26-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,529
Posted By Anna's Lovey
Have you thought of doing a developmental...

Have you thought of doing a developmental screening for your little one?  My state offers free screenings (and classes if the child is behind).  I have some issues with depression and it really...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-26-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By Anna's Lovey
Check your thyroid, check your thyroid, check...

Check your thyroid, check your thyroid, check your thyroid...
 
I'm not saying that it's not normal to feel stressed out and overwhelmed in your situation and I agree with what other people are...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-12-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Anna's Lovey
more food, but not formula?

more food, but not formula?
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-12-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Anna's Lovey
Anyone able to revive their supply after a...

Anyone able to revive their supply after a situation like this?
 
due to extenuating circumstances, I've spent three full days away from my six month old son.  on each of those days I've been able...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-02-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,993
Posted By Anna's Lovey
well, you'll know the answer to your question...

well, you'll know the answer to your question when baby number two arrives, that's for sure!  
I've wondered the exact same thing, and I've reached mommy burnout trying to take care of a newborn...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-01-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Anna's Lovey
thanks again for all the replies.  Baby is on...

thanks again for all the replies.  Baby is on Albutorol(Sp?) and doing much better.  I have found that warm showers (getting in them, not just sitting in the bathroom) are the only thing that really...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-29-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Anna's Lovey
thanks for responding.  ped said he has...

thanks for responding.  ped said he has bronchiolitis. he's still sick, but doesn't have a runny nose, and he's not lethargic, so it was difficult for me to tell.  
Been nursing a lot more...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-26-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Anna's Lovey
My six month old has been sick for three days....

My six month old has been sick for three days.  He's actually quite better now; however, he's still not wetting very many diapers.  He looks fine, doesn't seem congested, nurses frequently.  was...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-18-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By Anna's Lovey
I bought the extra seat but my lo (16 months)...

I bought the extra seat but my lo (16 months) didn't want to have anything to do with it and sat in my lap nursing the whole time.  It was kind of nice to have the empty seat though.  It was a long...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-22-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Anna's Lovey
If you can, get yourself some lecithin. I've had...

If you can, get yourself some lecithin. I've had quite a few clogged ducts(not fun) and lots of lecithin, rest, and hot compresses always did the trick. 
good luck.  
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-22-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,203
Posted By Anna's Lovey
thanks so much for responding!  That's really...

thanks so much for responding!  That's really helpful!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-20-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,203
Posted By Anna's Lovey
i bought this scarf online for my hubby, but...

i bought this scarf online for my hubby, but it's way too long(looked small in the pics) and my hubby specifically said he doesn't like huge scarfs. it's a really nice, soft knitted wool scarf and...
Forum: Family Safety   10-19-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 784
Posted By Anna's Lovey
Anyone know where I can get a miniature tea set...

Anyone know where I can get a miniature tea set (not plastic) that is ok for kids to eat and drink out of?
Thanks!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-11-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,420
Posted By Anna's Lovey
whole wheat pasta chicken beans grains ...

whole wheat pasta
chicken
beans
grains
frozen vegetables
whole wheat couscous

my toddler is 2.5 and that's all the cooking i do for her.
super easy!
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