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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-22-2008, 11:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By editmom
Wow, what a lot of new info and experiences. It...

Wow, what a lot of new info and experiences. It is late and my mind is tired. I think we are all touched by death and cancer. I know that cancer is getting more frequent in my experience but I had a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-22-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By editmom
It's funny because I think Morphine use has...

It's funny because I think Morphine use has extremes. Many people with severe pain are not treated adequately. Doctors are very afraid. I advocate for good pain management. I have a chronic pain...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-22-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By editmom
I was laying next to him dozing when he died. I...

I was laying next to him dozing when he died. I do know about air hunger and had spent about 3 weeks basically living with him before he died. He had cancer in bones and lungs. I had to put oxygen...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-21-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By editmom
Does anyone know sources I can read about...

Does anyone know sources I can read about morphine and end of life care? Thanks Alicia
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-20-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By editmom
Thanks all for the hugs. I am curious about the...

Thanks all for the hugs. I am curious about the rates of cancer as well. Thanks for the breast cancer info too. Unfortunately I have been too surrounded with the horror stories lately and you remind...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-20-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By editmom
Yeah, what's the question? Did the morphine make...

Yeah, what's the question? Did the morphine make him go too soon? He was not in pain but anxious. Why not increase ativan? I have been with so many when they died. Why are my friends having these...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-20-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By editmom
Well, I need some objectivity here. I was with a...

Well, I need some objectivity here. I was with a friend who died last week from cancer and I feel that he trusted me and the hospice nurse directed an overdose in RoxinL, LIQUID morphine. He had...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-20-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,504
Posted By editmom
I always told myself I was over-reacting....

I always told myself I was over-reacting. However, Like other moms here I say always trust your instincts. I wish I always did.
Forum: Homebirth   07-03-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 517
Posted By editmom
I spoke with a very experienced midwife friend...

I spoke with a very experienced midwife friend who assures that obesity in it's -self is not an issue. As for the Brewer diet. I knew Tom and his work quite well. It is the most simple thing in the...
Forum: Natural Family Living Workshops   04-21-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 17,247
Posted By editmom
Wow Julie, I am glad you stayed and I am very...

Wow Julie, I am glad you stayed and I am very sorry you had such a difficult birth. I am glad you have a wonderful son.
Forum: Personal Growth   04-21-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,304
Posted By editmom
I was lucky enough to have a beautiful mentor...

I was lucky enough to have a beautiful mentor for many years who always listened with interest and wisdom to help me with new stages and ages. She has been gone since 2004. I miss her so much. She...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-21-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 917
Posted By editmom
Yeah, all of that you all said. I hated junior...

Yeah, all of that you all said. I hated junior and high school. My kids hated public school so much. They were happy in private schools where the bullying was just not accepted. I feel that our...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-20-2008, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By editmom
It's funny how I was just thinking the same...

It's funny how I was just thinking the same thing after caring for a 2 week old formula baby. I don't remember burping them at night when I fed them lying down. The difference there is they often...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   04-19-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,197
Posted By editmom
Wow do I remember these days. My first was 3 and...

Wow do I remember these days. My first was 3 and I had 2nd while nursing 1st through pregnancy. He was still nursing 6-8 times a day and we talked before birth about how baby couldn't eat food and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-19-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,892
Posted By editmom
Sounds very ugly to me. My BIL got married when...

Sounds very ugly to me. My BIL got married when we had 2 lo. I refused to leave them at MIL's home with a stranger to babysit and stayed at MIL's house with all of the children and a total stranger...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-14-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By editmom
Also yeah, what Violet said. We all do what we...

Also yeah, what Violet said. We all do what we need to.
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-14-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,397
Posted By editmom
I am with all of the moms who said take a chill...

I am with all of the moms who said take a chill pill and relax. We teach our children to be so afraid of others IN OUR AMERICAN culture. yeah, I don't think we are all that here. Kids need to feel...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-14-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By editmom
I don't know if this rule s the same everywhere...

I don't know if this rule s the same everywhere but I suspect it may be. Insurance companies can't refuse to treat pre-existing conditions if the insured has been fully insured by another company or...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   04-13-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,823
Posted By editmom
I have waited a while to think about if I really...

I have waited a while to think about if I really wanted to step in here. I am a parent of a child through adoption. I am not ANTI-ADOPTION per se. I am however very disallusioned at the adoption...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-10-2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By editmom
I am always amazed and dismayed to see that...

I am always amazed and dismayed to see that woman are often more cruel and single minded then men. I have seen woman verbally attack others with venom and it is not pretty. I can't get this woman....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-10-2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By editmom
Doing kegals is absolutely urgent to recover but...

Doing kegals is absolutely urgent to recover but also to keep your posture correct believe it or not. Try to remember to stand straight and suck in your belly and tilt your pelvis. Do kegals...
Forum: Parenting   04-10-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,416
Posted By editmom
I am concerned about you. Please keep us posted...

I am concerned about you. Please keep us posted and please please do contact the "experts" who can help you. I would think that even if we live in a closed minded dark cultured, dangerous state that...
Forum: Parenting   04-10-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,221
Posted By editmom
I agree a million percent that the less your...

I agree a million percent that the less your child and family have to do with your personal affairs the better. I hope that you can get counseling outside of school. Since she likes the ball there...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-10-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,220
Posted By editmom
I am sorry you are having a tough time and I am...

I am sorry you are having a tough time and I am sorry your spouse is difficult.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-09-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,414
Posted By editmom
I just recently read the rules. We slept with...

I just recently read the rules. We slept with pillows, heavy blankets as we live in a cold house. We had siblings, dogs, and a dad. The babes were between us. We were well packed in. We even had a...
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