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Forum: Women's Health   09-12-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By lilgreen
Look through the thread about PMDD (pre-menstrual...

Look through the thread about PMDD (pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder) in the Mental Health forum.

I was diagnosed with PMDD by a psychiatrist. I used an SNRI for a long time, which saved me right...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-01-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By lilgreen
In the beginning... how to do this right

Maybe I'm jumping the gun to post this in here, but it makes sense to me to ask you all who have btdt.

My partner (childless) and I are ready for him to meet my 3 boys (ages 12, 9, 5). My marriage...
Forum: Mental Health   08-13-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By lilgreen
This isn't a cure, but it's something has really...

This isn't a cure, but it's something has really helped me. I love the Anxiety Guru podcast. The host is lovely and it leaves me feeling calm and not alone. http://www.anxietyguru.net/
Forum: Mental Health   07-24-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 70,732
Posted By lilgreen
Hi! I posted years ago in this thread. I'll...

Hi! I posted years ago in this thread. I'll update.

I started an SSRI in 2008 when things got really really bad and I got scared thinking I might not be able to survive another cycle. It worked...
Forum: Site Help   07-02-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By lilgreen
How do I turn off all email notifications?

Every time I post to a thread, I seem to get subscribed. And then i seem to get emails every time someone else posts to that thread. I keep unsubscribing from threads, but every time I post something...
Forum: Family Safety   06-04-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 301
Posted By lilgreen
Plastic humidifiers - phthalates?

I can't afford a new humidifier and found some for cheap in a used shop. They're plastic. Could they be a risk for emitting phthalates? I can't find much online so either there isn't much risk or the...
Forum: Randall Neustaedter   04-29-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By lilgreen
I don't care to engage in this thread but it...

I don't care to engage in this thread but it popped up in my feed. As an academic, I have to point out that all of your sources are very old - 1991 being the newest date of publication you cited. If...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   04-10-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By lilgreen
I'm not TTC, but have had several slips the past...

I'm not TTC, but have had several slips the past few weeks. I'm not sure where I am in my cycle because I took 2 Plan B (morning after pill) 6 and 5 weeks ago, which both triggered periods. This...
Forum: Family Planning   03-13-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By lilgreen
My partner goes flacid with a condom...

My partner goes flacid with a condom http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif

I've done a copper iud in the past but my periods were heavy and 9 days long. So I'm not doing it...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-16-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By lilgreen
Agreed, sadly. You just can't control what...

Agreed, sadly. You just can't control what happens at his dad's house. But you absolutely can control what happens and what comes in and out of your house. You absolutely have the right to tell your...
Forum: Mental Health   01-05-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,042
Posted By lilgreen
I agree wholly w Becky. You simply can't judge...

I agree wholly w Becky. You simply can't judge if you haven't been there. I've only had glimpses of what it is like for such parents, but that is enough for me to understand the detachment. You do...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-29-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,054
Posted By lilgreen
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by abuttefly http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-25-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,054
Posted By lilgreen
I'm so sorry. This happened to me. My oldest is...

I'm so sorry. This happened to me. My oldest is 12 and he has verbalizes his upset and anger about it to me. These guys are so selfish and shortsighted. It is not right, but it is part of this...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-05-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By lilgreen
Thanks! It's for someone else inquiring about a...

Thanks! It's for someone else inquiring about a missing post. I'll pass along the moderator's name.
Forum: Single Parenting   12-05-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By lilgreen
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Mental Health   12-03-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By lilgreen
I've been listening to a great podcast by...

I've been listening to a great podcast by 'Anxiety Guru' at anxietyguru.net. He's a totally down to earth, honest guy who discusses how to manage anxiety. He's wonderful and it has really helped me...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-03-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By lilgreen
xo  I'm a PhD'er with three kids (4, 8, 12) and...

xo  I'm a PhD'er with three kids (4, 8, 12) and separated since Sept. 2012. Can you TA? or get an RA-ship? What is your relationship with your supervisor and committee members like? Your department?...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-24-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By lilgreen
I just donated them all. Loads of clothes. nice...

I just donated them all. Loads of clothes. nice clothes. But I feel better. I'm letting go of the money potential. I don't have a car so getting them to a store is a big chore. And there is a place...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-24-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By lilgreen
I think I've decided to just donate. As much as...

I think I've decided to just donate. As much as I need the money, I can't do it and I need to get rid of them. They're Jacob, Amor Jeans, Bonfire Snowboards brands. I'm clueless about brands and...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-24-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By lilgreen
I'm clearing out as much as possible to make my...

I'm clearing out as much as possible to make my house more manageable. I'm getting rid of a bunch of coats - most of which I was given for free.  I could really use the money, but I just don't have...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-24-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By lilgreen
I was recommended these two books (to be read...

I was recommended these two books (to be read one after another). The first identifies the problem and the second is the solution.
 
1. An unchanged...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   11-15-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By lilgreen
Both testicles? My middle son had an undescended...

Both testicles? My middle son had an undescended testicle removed at age 2. The other one had descended. That was 6 years ago now, so I can't remember much. I thought, however, that they located it...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-23-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By lilgreen
Yes, talk to a lawyer. You want to be sure your...

Yes, talk to a lawyer. You want to be sure your baby's rights are maintained. 
 
And definitely get as much support around you as possible.  Hopefully you are seeing a counsellor and if you're not...
Forum: Site Help   10-09-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By lilgreen
I don't know. I never really paid attention to...

I don't know. I never really paid attention to it. No worries, though. I don't really need an explanation. 
 
Thanks!
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   10-09-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By lilgreen
So, a week later and not much is different....

So, a week later and not much is different. There is nothing I can do about ds3 co-sleeping with GF. Acceptance.
 
I had a talk with ds1 when he returned to me on Friday. I explained the...
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