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Forum: Dental   12-07-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,681
Posted By purple_kangaroo
I had what looked like a pimple in my gums that...

I had what looked like a pimple in my gums that got big, popped, oozed pus and blood, etc. So I went to get it checked out. X-rays show a large dark area around the root of the tooth, which is I...
Forum: Allergies   06-13-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,819
Posted By purple_kangaroo
I found two gorgeous couches on Craigslist for...

I found two gorgeous couches on Craigslist for the right price, just exactly what I've always wanted for my living room. But the people have cats that have been on the couches, and I'm allergic to...
Forum: Women's Health   05-31-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By purple_kangaroo
Thanks . . . I actually have managed to not take...

Thanks . . . I actually have managed to not take any NSAIDS--maybe only because I'm so used to pain that I can handle quite a bit of it. I remember thinking several times that if I had a slightly...
Forum: Women's Health   05-30-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By purple_kangaroo
Heehee, I just checked the "less fishy" CLO we...

Heehee, I just checked the "less fishy" CLO we have in the fridge and it's Twinlabs.
Forum: Women's Health   05-30-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By purple_kangaroo
Nordic Naturals tastes way less "fishy" than...

Nordic Naturals tastes way less "fishy" than Carlsons . . . we like NN.
Forum: Women's Health   05-29-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By purple_kangaroo
I'm so tempted to take some kind of pain...

I'm so tempted to take some kind of pain reliever/fever reducer to deal with the fever and body/joint pain, headache, etc. I have fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome anyway, so stuff like this...
Forum: Parenting   04-29-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,613
Posted By purple_kangaroo
Quote: Originally Posted by Ofwait...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ofwait http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13636120)
For me its more of trying to get my girls to...
Forum: Women's Health   01-31-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By purple_kangaroo
Thank you all so much. I started wearing a bite...

Thank you all so much. I started wearing a bite guard every night, and that helped a lot, but getting adjusted by a chiropractor helped AMAZINGLY. I couldn't believe the difference, and it was...
Forum: Women's Health   12-31-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By purple_kangaroo
I've had an almost-constant headache on one side...

I've had an almost-constant headache on one side of my head for a month or two now, radiating from around my jaw, teeth and ear to the muscle in back where my spine joins my skull.

The last few...
Forum: Pets   09-11-2008, 03:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By purple_kangaroo
I'll be looking forward to hearing what advice...

I'll be looking forward to hearing what advice you get. Our dog bent the door on her metal crate today.
Forum: Lactivism   08-19-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,277
Posted By purple_kangaroo
Wow! I am in awe that you were able to be so...

Wow! I am in awe that you were able to be so articulate on a moment's notice and under pressure like that.
Forum: Lactivism   08-19-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,650
Posted By purple_kangaroo
About him standing behind you . . . I've had...

About him standing behind you . . . I've had guys who were a tad uncomfortable with nursing stand behind me or turn their backs to me so they didn't have to risk getting a glimpse. So it might have...
Forum: Lactivism   08-18-2008, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By purple_kangaroo
We nursed 2 or 3 times at the fair, in different...

We nursed 2 or 3 times at the fair, in different places, and had no problems or even strange looks. I just wanted to share that, since I think we need to hear the good news too.

I did have a...
Forum: Women's Health   07-27-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,770
Posted By purple_kangaroo
Oh, and my DD had excema, rashes, mucousy...

Oh, and my DD had excema, rashes, mucousy diarrhea, etc too. It turned out she had food allergies/intolerances, a sugar intolerance, reflux and aspiration issues. She is super-healthy now and can...
Forum: Women's Health   07-27-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,770
Posted By purple_kangaroo
Dairy is my biggest excema trigger. I had...

Dairy is my biggest excema trigger. I had horrible excema on my scalp as a child, and get it various places still as an adult. I can tolerate raw goat milk, though . . . something to keep in mind as...
Forum: Women's Health   07-27-2008, 06:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 774
Posted By purple_kangaroo
Sounds very similar to what my sister has gone...

Sounds very similar to what my sister has gone through. At one point she was told she had either MS or a psychosomatic illness. Now they've just diagnosed her with chronic fatigue syndrome (she also...
Forum: Women's Health   07-27-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By purple_kangaroo
Yes, we've had huge help with treating dietary...

Yes, we've had huge help with treating dietary intolerances, yeast issues, etc. for behavioral issues. It sounds crazy, but our naturopath also gave our kids a homeopathic remedy (a one-dose kind of...
Forum: Women's Health   07-27-2008, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By purple_kangaroo
I was going to say Roseola too . . . I've just...

I was going to say Roseola too . . . I've just been reading about it because my DD has what I think is Rubella--very similar, but slightly different symptoms and lower fever. I did the sodium...
Forum: Women's Health   07-27-2008, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By purple_kangaroo
Thanks, both of you . . . my DD will be 3 next...

Thanks, both of you . . . my DD will be 3 next week. I read that roseola has the rash coming as the fever is going. She had no fever for at least 24-48 hours before the rash appeared. I did look at...
Forum: Women's Health   07-27-2008, 04:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By purple_kangaroo
My unvaccinated DD had a couple of days of...

My unvaccinated DD had a couple of days of general fussiness, malaise, not sleeping well at night and wanting to nurse a ton, starting Tuesday or Wednesday I think. Then she added a low-grade fever...
Forum: Lactivism   07-18-2008, 03:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By purple_kangaroo
Quote: Originally Posted by Ruthla...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ruthla http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11717810)
Many women who nurse for a long time shrink...
Forum: Lactivism   07-18-2008, 03:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By purple_kangaroo
Quote: Originally Posted by UUMom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by UUMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11716843)
Yeah.

I can't tell you how many people think...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-23-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 868
Posted By purple_kangaroo
I'm 32 and we sat Indian style. I've never heard...

I'm 32 and we sat Indian style. I've never heard of the eeney meeney miney moe game being played any other way than tiger.

We played all kinds of indian games when we were kids. We built teepees...
Forum: Lactivism   06-22-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,212
Posted By purple_kangaroo
Oh, ok. That makes sense. Thanks!

Oh, ok. That makes sense. Thanks!
Forum: Lactivism   06-22-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,212
Posted By purple_kangaroo
Quote: Originally Posted by annettemarie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by annettemarie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11525606)
It's not. By all means, if you can find...
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