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Forum: Women's Health   04-29-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By GoodFairy
I am into my second year of hot flushes as a...

I am into my second year of hot flushes as a result of menopause (I'm 49) and have really had enough. The doctors aren't able to offer any help because I'm a smoker and have Factor 5 blood clotting...
Forum: Women's Health   10-08-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,424
Posted By GoodFairy
A huge thank you for all your best wishes. You...

A huge thank you for all your best wishes. You are a beautiful and caring community. I've been in a very dark place since my last post. My Chemo oncologist visit did not go well. He was very matter...
Forum: Women's Health   09-25-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,424
Posted By GoodFairy
Gulp. After being healthy all my life (I'm 48),...

Gulp. After being healthy all my life (I'm 48), last week the doctors found long standing rectal cancer that has spread into all of the lymph glands in my pelvis and has also travelled to the lymph...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-10-2009, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By GoodFairy
Awesome advice ladies. I love this community....

Awesome advice ladies. I love this community. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif: Soooo pleased to know about not using straws. Sincere thanks,I was starting to panic about what...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-09-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By GoodFairy
My son is having all 4 wisdom teeth out this...

My son is having all 4 wisdom teeth out this week and I am looking for ideas about what to give him to eat afterwards.

I've thought of clear soup broth through a straw and very soft mashed potato...
Forum: Women's Health   04-22-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By GoodFairy
Hi Mamas, I have just started menopause and...

Hi Mamas, I have just started menopause and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to hopefully stop or lessen the unbearable hot flushes. (I tried a lot of natural remedies from the health stores that...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-11-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,822
Posted By GoodFairy
OMG I just did a big reply to you and lost it...

OMG I just did a big reply to you and lost it somehow. I hope it doesn't show up or I will look silly repeating myself. I totally understand your situation and you have my support. We have had many...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-05-2006, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 274
Posted By GoodFairy
Thanks mamas, That has really given me some...

Thanks mamas, That has really given me some great information. I'll post what I decide after I see the doctor and how it works out.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-05-2006, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 274
Posted By GoodFairy
Only because I'm sick of having to deal with it...

Only because I'm sick of having to deal with it every month.

If I was still considering child bearing then I wouldn't mind so much but I had my tubes tied about 5 years ago and am now 45 so I'm...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-05-2006, 04:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 274
Posted By GoodFairy
I was going to post this in health but the sub...

I was going to post this in health but the sub forums there did not apply..... I'm 45, have two teenagers and have had my tubes tied. I'm over having Aunty Flo every month and as I do not plan on...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-19-2006, 07:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 769
Posted By GoodFairy
Forget Europe - Australia rocks! Come here,...

Forget Europe - Australia rocks!

Come here, you'll find it enough of a culture change and you will be able to speak the language.

Most people that come for a holiday never want to leave.

My...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-19-2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By GoodFairy
I second all of the prunes advice. Stew the...

I second all of the prunes advice. Stew the prunes so they are nice and soft and serve alone or with custard. Yum.

My DS had terrible trouble with constipation and I tried all the doctors chemist...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-03-2005, 02:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 264
Posted By GoodFairy
In Queensland our personalised plates are way...

In Queensland our personalised plates are way too expensive and give very little room for choice. The "cheap" option is $425 and you have to have 3 letters and 2 numbers. Most people use thier...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-28-2005, 02:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By GoodFairy
I found the worry stopped as I got older and...

I found the worry stopped as I got older and busier. As a youngster (teens, early 20's) with time on my hands I worried constantly about how I looked to other people and whether or not I was good...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-28-2005, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By GoodFairy
You sound so overwhelmed my heart goes out to...

You sound so overwhelmed my heart goes out to you. This should take less than a hour and would be my permanent solution to your problem:

First - sort everything into Chuck, Give Away, and Still...
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-27-2005, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By GoodFairy
My daughter spilled some liquid foundation...

My daughter spilled some liquid foundation makeup on her cotton doona cover on her bed. I never found out about it until it dried on there for a week and I had put it through the wash untreated and...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-26-2005, 02:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By GoodFairy
Yes the paperwork can be a real drag can't it...

Yes the paperwork can be a real drag can't it and it builds up so quickly!

I have four storage areas for paperwork:

(Rule 1 - I throw store junk mail and obvious rubbish letter mail (offers...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-21-2005, 01:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By GoodFairy
Sounds simple but it really works - everything...

Sounds simple but it really works - everything in my house has a "home" or place where it belongs. Whatever it is, if it is not in use, it has to be in its home.

Half the clutter is probably a...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-07-2005, 01:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By GoodFairy
I missed if you are a vegetarian. But at that...

I missed if you are a vegetarian. But at that age my two were eating full on meat, fruit and veges (still somewhat mushed). They were still having BM but food was their main stay and preference.
...
Forum: Pets   10-06-2005, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By GoodFairy
We live across the road from bush so we have to...

We live across the road from bush so we have to ensure that our doggies are protected against ticks at all times.

We use tick collars and in the past they have been non offensive and smelled a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-03-2005, 12:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 301
Posted By GoodFairy
I have the answer.....we had a swimming pool...

I have the answer.....we had a swimming pool "Safety Net" installed. It's awesome and totally foolproof for little ones.

Gates and fences only stop crawling babies. Toddlers and children are...
Forum: Gardening   09-30-2005, 12:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By GoodFairy
No I wouldn't add fertiliser. Aloes sort of...

No I wouldn't add fertiliser. Aloes sort of thrive on neglect IYKWIM and get killed by kindness such as overwatering and fertilising.

Maybe if your soil is really poor you could add a little...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-27-2005, 09:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,018
Posted By GoodFairy
The Australian Army has a heap of ways that this...

The Australian Army has a heap of ways that this could be addressed at NO COST to you. There are conditions of service that cover family emergencies and overseas postings as well as a whole Defence...
Forum: Gardening   09-27-2005, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By GoodFairy
Aloe Vera plants are amongst the toughest and...

Aloe Vera plants are amongst the toughest and hardiest around. Plant it and give it some water to establish it and you should find it thriving and mutiplying in no time. I think they are desert type...
Forum: Spirituality   09-15-2005, 10:26 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 3,906
Posted By GoodFairy
Hi Mandi, I'd love answers to a couple of...

Hi Mandi,

I'd love answers to a couple of things that I worry about if you get the time:

. When will DH and my money worries be over or at least manageable?

. DH and I have had a turbulant...
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