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Forum: January 2018 Due Date Club   05-07-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 720
Posted By grisandole
I'm due 1/4/18! I'm a bit over 5 weeks, very...

I'm due 1/4/18! I'm a bit over 5 weeks, very happy!
Forum: Homebirth   05-07-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By grisandole
Wow, that is much more strict than the current...

Wow, that is much more strict than the current guidelines. This proposal makes it seem like there are no laws and we need more regulation, which is not true. LM and CNM's already have to abide by CA...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-17-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,108
Posted By grisandole
:twothumbs Thank you for beautifully articulaitng...

:twothumbs Thank you for beautifully articulaitng how I feel! I've been having this conversation lately....I'm 41 and this pro-mandatory vaccine mentality/anti-anti-vaccinations is a fairly recent...
Forum: Baby Health   06-09-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,536
Posted By grisandole
My kids aren't as severe, but I wanted to offer...

My kids aren't as severe, but I wanted to offer some support. I have noticed that with both myself and my kids, any type of stress and extended lack of sleep makes us less tolerant to our "sort of...
Forum: Infertility   06-09-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,596
Posted By grisandole
Just want to send you some virtual support. I...

Just want to send you some virtual support. I don't have personal experience with this, and hope someone who does chimes in soon.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-28-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By grisandole
Hugs, and you definitely did the right thing!

Hugs, and you definitely did the right thing!
Forum: Child & Teen Health   05-28-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,641
Posted By grisandole
Definitely use and bring probiotics, vit C, clay...

Definitely use and bring probiotics, vit C, clay (for tummy issues, get bentonite or pascalite), and elderberry syrup or extract. I bring that stuff with me when I travel, in addition to some...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   12-31-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 68,453
Posted By grisandole
Just checking in! So, last month, I...

Just checking in! So, last month, I charted/temping for the first time, and to my surprise, my chart looked great. I have never temped before; I have trouble sleeping and rarely get more than 2-3...
Forum: California, Nevada   10-25-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By grisandole
Hi there! Dr. Eric Hansen in Hesperia is a family...

Hi there! Dr. Eric Hansen in Hesperia is a family doc and is fine with no/delayed vax :)
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-08-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 68,453
Posted By grisandole
UPDATE, I am NOT pregnant. Last night, after I...

UPDATE, I am NOT pregnant. Last night, after I posted, I took a FRER and it was negative (the previous two were equate brand +/- blue dye tests). I wasn't sure if it was due to it being later in the...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-07-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 68,453
Posted By grisandole
I hope everyone is doing well! I recently read a...

I hope everyone is doing well! I recently read a book that made me feel a lot more confident about TTC (I just turned 40, two kids 13 and 22). It's called "The Impatient Woman's Guide to Getting...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-01-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,890
Posted By grisandole
Late update, things have been crazy! I'm on CD 32...

Late update, things have been crazy! I'm on CD 32 and expecting to start my period in a day or two. This was the first month we really tried, and we DTD on CD 10, 12, 14, 16....and I'm pretty sure I...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-16-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,890
Posted By grisandole
Veritas Vitae...

Veritas Vitae (http://www.mothering.com/forum/members/189234-veritas-vitae.html) congrats!!!!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-13-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,890
Posted By grisandole
l So far, so good, I think. Like you, I would...

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So far, so good, I think. Like you, I would like to do it a bit more during the fertile window, but, as it's the first month of trying, I'm being patient....as long as we do it a decent amount ...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-06-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By grisandole
I'm not an expert, but I have had periods like...

I'm not an expert, but I have had periods like that....it's rare that I'm early, but when it happens it's usually different than a regular period. In my case, I knew I wasn't pregnant, as I wasn't...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-06-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,890
Posted By grisandole
:lurk I'm waiting to O, which should be another...

:lurk I'm waiting to O, which should be another week or so. This is our first real month of trying, so I'm nervous, and dh feels pressured. Sigh.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   04-23-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,807
Posted By grisandole
I'd like to join in :smile: Dh and I just started...

I'd like to join in :smile: Dh and I just started TTC, very casually this month, DTD on CD 17, around ovulation but not sure if it had already happened, I don't use the ovulation test strips, and...
Forum: Homebirth   04-21-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,224
Posted By grisandole
I don't have a third yet (hoping to soon!), but...

I don't have a third yet (hoping to soon!), but my second was a home birth and there was no slow start; it was much like my hospital birth....had contractions that started around, 6:30 am, progressed...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-21-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,049
Posted By grisandole
Also, if people are reading on a phone or tablet,...

Also, if people are reading on a phone or tablet, it's harder to post (at least for me, I'm way more comfy with a real keyboard, I don't post at all from my tablet or phone). It definitely can be...
Forum: Television   04-18-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,001
Posted By grisandole
Family Guy and Spongebob

Family Guy and Spongebob
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-18-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,641
Posted By grisandole
I kind of have a theme, Edward from Twilight,...

I kind of have a theme, Edward from Twilight, Eric from the Sookie Stackhouse novels, and Damon from Vampire Diaries (though really, it's more from the show than the book).
Forum: Spirituality   04-18-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,242
Posted By grisandole
So happy to do this again! I fell off the wagon...

So happy to do this again! I fell off the wagon the past few years; it feels wonderful to be back, see familiar "faces, and get to mapping.:smile:
Forum: Trying To Conceive   04-16-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 68,453
Posted By grisandole
So I talked to dh and he gets it now, in regard...

So I talked to dh and he gets it now, in regard to having to actually plan sex a bit and no "alternative" ways of finishing when I'm fertile :thumb Due to busy schedules, we pretty much skipped this...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   04-12-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 68,453
Posted By grisandole
Chiming in about partner frustration. We just...

Chiming in about partner frustration. We just started trying, dh decided he was ready a few weeks ago, and we didn't use any protection...he wasn't aware that I wasn't fertile at the time...he was...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-27-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,240
Posted By grisandole
Aflac offers short term disability, and you can...

Aflac offers short term disability, and you can use it for pregnancy, but you can't already be pregnant when you get the policy. For all short term disability programs, you will only get payments for...
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