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Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-10-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,020
Posted By macheetah
I also chose several reasons but the overriding...

I also chose several reasons but the overriding issue was my personal history of bad and unexpected results with sedation, anesthesia and pain medications. I knew I have a high pain tolerance, and...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-03-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By macheetah
I'm a single mom and I cook for myself and my...

I'm a single mom and I cook for myself and my daughter. I also shop at Costco http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif Do you have freezer space?

Here are two "batch" things I've made...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   01-31-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By macheetah
Hi mamas, I used to have Dr. John Ness as a...

Hi mamas,
I used to have Dr. John Ness as a Primary doc and loved it, but moved from Tallahassee in 2006.  I'm back now but he is not accepting any more patients.  I really liked his integrative...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-18-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 875
Posted By macheetah
Last year my daughter received a wrapped bottle...

Last year my daughter received a wrapped bottle of green olives from the scratch-and-dent store, complete with discounted price written in black marker on the glass. This from my mom.  She DOES like...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-29-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By macheetah
The best I've found, so far, is $.95 c a lb at...

The best I've found, so far, is $.95 c a lb at Winn  Dixie here (with card.)  I bought one and will roast it and then make soup from the rest of it to freeze.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-21-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By macheetah
Anyone planning to get post-holiday turkey on...

Anyone planning to get post-holiday turkey on sale?  How low should it go and what days are best to look for it?  I have a deep freezer and have always gotten turkeys the day after Thanksgiving and...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   11-07-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By macheetah
Hello all, I'm posting here because I know...

Hello all,
I'm posting here because I know many of you are informed in this area. Not actively TTC, but it's a possibility. I'm 43, have never -ever, ever, had a late period and now I'm 5 days late...
Forum: Women's Health   09-10-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By macheetah
Anyone experience these and if so, any...

Anyone experience these and if so, any treatment? I have multiple food allergies and have had hemorrhoids and at least one fissure in the past, not sure if thats related, but these things are...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-31-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 132
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Views: 10,262
Posted By macheetah
Ham - You can freeze it in portions and if you...

Ham - You can freeze it in portions and if you have the bone, keep it and freeze it too.  You can make white beans and ham (navy or other type beans, onions, just a little ham and salt and pepper...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-08-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By macheetah
Thank you all for the good ideas and...

Thank you all for the good ideas and information.  I really like the idea of mother's helper and she'd be great at it, if I could find the right situation.  
My priority is not to have her walk...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-03-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By macheetah
Hi mamas, I'm looking ahead to the near future...

Hi mamas,
I'm looking ahead to the near future when my DD will be in (public) middle school a county over from where I work full-time (about a 20 mile drive.)  I'm also a single parent with no...
Forum: Allergies   10-25-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By macheetah
Hello mamas, I became aware I was gluten...

Hello mamas,
I became aware I was gluten intolerant, possibly celiac in 2005.  In 2008 I did blood panel testing and also came up with significant allergies to milk, several nuts ...and pineapple,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-10-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By macheetah
I don't know know of a layoff thread but I can...

I don't know know of a layoff thread but I can understand how you feel.  I just got a job after being laid off since August, at a significantly lower salary than before and over three hundred miles...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-19-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 20,299
Posted By macheetah
My personal experience is on a very basic level...

My personal experience is on a very basic level - I don't enjoy cleaning.  Like anything else I don't enjoy, I have a hard time focusing on it and an even harder time learning the correct way to do...
Forum: Pets   02-19-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By macheetah
Wow, that is scary!  Glad kitty is okay, and...

Wow, that is scary!  Glad kitty is okay, and sorry about the fish as well.
 IMO, another personable type of fish are the Bettas...or what used to be called Siamese Fighting Fish.  I found this out...
Forum: Meal Planning   02-13-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,203
Posted By macheetah
I've had a chest freezer for about 10 years and...

I've had a chest freezer for about 10 years and can't imagine not having it.  I buy meat on sale and stock it (Two for one sales, or great prices like chicken under a dollar a lb at the grocery...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-07-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By macheetah
Maybe a book with nice photography or...

Maybe a book with nice photography or illustrations about where you live?  Maybe one that focuses on the geographic highlights, parks, cultural events and activities of your region or state, if one...
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-21-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By macheetah
Hopefully someone wiser than I will help answer...

Hopefully someone wiser than I will help answer your question but here are a few ideas, as I deal with itchy skin/scalp issues too sometimes:
 
I don't no-poo, but I do use shampoo bars (Chagrin)...
Forum: Women's Health   01-13-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By macheetah
Arnica oil works well for us if we apply it...

Arnica oil works well for us if we apply it immediately after the injury.  I've found it actually prevents any bruising, and I've used it on myself and my DD.     
Forum: Women's Health   01-12-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By macheetah
Thanks!  Yes, the dermotogists were always vague...

Thanks!  Yes, the dermotogists were always vague with me about what it could be, and seemed very casual and unconcerned - when for me, it is very stressful to have constant blemishes popping up and...
Forum: Women's Health   01-11-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By macheetah
Thank you both!   In reading about it,...

Thank you both!
 
In reading about it, Seborreah seems to have a fungal connection; I wonder if coconut oil might help?
I have just started to try and drink one TBSP of vinegar (Braggs) in a...
Forum: Women's Health   01-10-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By macheetah
I'm posting this because whatever it is is...

I'm posting this because whatever it is is getting worse and I don't have health insurance/can't afford a visit to the dermatologist presently, so I'm hoping some of you mamas might have an idea.
 ...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-06-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,890
Posted By macheetah
Thank you all for your thoughtful responses and...

Thank you all for your thoughtful responses and sugestions.  I have little influence in her immediate family's decisions, but I will do what I can.  As far as I know, only her mom confronted her...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-03-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,890
Posted By macheetah
I'm posting because I'm concerned for a family...

I'm posting because I'm concerned for a family member (not my child) who is 14.  She has always been easygoing, kind of secretive, and raised without much direction...she has had much turmoil in the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-03-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,523
Posted By macheetah
I feel badly if I know I'm likely contagious and...

I feel badly if I know I'm likely contagious and pass on a cold to someone in the family, or at work, but realize it can be inevitable, and also know that they might have gotten it anywhere other...
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