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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-23-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 182
Posted By sassyfirechick
My sister spent quite a bit of time with the...

My sister spent quite a bit of time with the Amish in Lancaster PA when she had a horse and her trainer relocated to there and hired an excommunicated Amish to work at her barn. From conversations...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-23-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 256
Posted By sassyfirechick
Sooooo where is the equal crack down on the...

Sooooo where is the equal crack down on the non-docs dispensing info telling people they need to vax???? Clearly freedom of speech is non existent at this point unless you are preaching the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-21-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 65
Posted By sassyfirechick
NYS has begun denying medical exemptions to "keep...

NYS has begun denying medical exemptions to "keep the numbers low" per school, so yes it's illegal, just as it's illegal to do whatever crazy interrogations that they do prior to accepting a...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-20-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 174
Posted By sassyfirechick
I started off vaxxing my DD til she had reactions...

I started off vaxxing my DD til she had reactions and we stopped at 5mos so she was prtly vaxxed, BUT, at 3 is still breastfeeding around 2x a day and I'm thankful for that to boost her immune...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-20-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 802
Posted By sassyfirechick
Yah well sort of like the AVMA recommendations...

Yah well sort of like the AVMA recommendations have drastically shifted from "yearly boosters on everything" to every 3 years or as needed based on titers. Animals have a much shorter life span and...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-20-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 54
Posted By sassyfirechick
In reading through here and other groups who use...

In reading through here and other groups who use family docs, refusals are generally well accepted, ie:

Doc - here are the vaccines I can offer today for your child
Patient - no thanks we wish to...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-20-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 65
Posted By sassyfirechick
I have no experience but I would wager a guess...

I have no experience but I would wager a guess being that it is NY and they have trended towards illegaly declining exemptions, I wouldn't put it past them to say no. I think it may also depend...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-20-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By sassyfirechick
:yeah I have had some very nice comments made on...

:yeah I have had some very nice comments made on here, correcting my errors (usually when typing angrily lol) and I've never taken offence to them because they were not made as accusations - merely...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-14-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 182
Posted By sassyfirechick
Quite honestly, even by 6mos I was nowhere near...

Quite honestly, even by 6mos I was nowhere near as worried about pertussis as was at 3mos, and with each day I was more and more confident in my DD's ability to handle things that came our way. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-08-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 509
Posted By sassyfirechick
Here it is,...

Here it is, http://mthfr.net/mthfr-a1298c-mutation-some-information-on-a1298c-mthfr-mutations/2011/11/30/

If you scroll down you will see chronic fatigue syndrome and ammonia buildup are two of...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-08-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 509
Posted By sassyfirechick
Ammonia immediately makes me think you need your...

Ammonia immediately makes me think you need your sis to get him to a naturopath who can order genetic testing for specific mutations that can cause the body to be more likely to react adversely to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-08-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 106
Posted By sassyfirechick
My 3yo DD has been picking up her toys since...

My 3yo DD has been picking up her toys since about a year old. It was a game then and even now she will sometimes take it as a game. But at this point my expectation level is a bit higher for her...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-26-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 509
Posted By sassyfirechick
Vaers is a database for tracking reactions that...

Vaers is a database for tracking reactions that are occurring with vaccines. Those 3 food issues jump out at me as a huge indication there are likely underlying genetic mutations going on (namely...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-17-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 525
Posted By sassyfirechick
The CPS card is such BS btw, there are plenty of...

The CPS card is such BS btw, there are plenty of reasons to call CPS - but refusing vaccines should NOT be one of them.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-17-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 53
Posted By sassyfirechick
I would probably drop the morning nap and see if...

I would probably drop the morning nap and see if she sleep a bit more in the afternoon - which may shift a bit earlier if the morning one doesn't happen but that was generally my cue to drop a nap. ...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-17-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 62
Posted By sassyfirechick
You don't need to sleep train to set boundaries. ...

You don't need to sleep train to set boundaries. My 3yo was never a great sleeper and it always seems like 1 step forward 2 steps back with her, but in the overall picture she has slowly gotten...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-15-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 135
Posted By sassyfirechick
Saying goodbye isn't' bad, but honestly he won't...

Saying goodbye isn't' bad, but honestly he won't fully understand it either way you choose. My DD was 2 when we got new neighbors across the street where previously her BFF had lived. We talked...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-15-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 565
Posted By sassyfirechick
I hated what I went through (damn like function...

I hated what I went through (damn like function still isn't working so FWIW I did "like" all the comments!) but I am SO much stronger now and NO ONE will tell me how to raise my child. If it means...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-15-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 189
Posted By sassyfirechick
My father was given tamiflu 2 years ago - without...

My father was given tamiflu 2 years ago - without a positively identified case of influenza, just throwing up and feverish. He's epileptic and hadn't had a seizure in over 40 years (maybe...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-10-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 115
Posted By sassyfirechick
Because obviously it's cheaper to bring them...

Because obviously it's cheaper to bring them vaccines and formula than it is clean water! I wouldn't think formula to be incredibly prevalent or even available in many of those countries so it's got...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-10-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 565
Posted By sassyfirechick
Unfortunately an interview pre-joining the...

Unfortunately an interview pre-joining the practice isn't always indicative of how they will be down the road. I thought I had a great ped when we met with her and talked about our plans to...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-10-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 46
Posted By sassyfirechick
That's how it should be. None of this allowance...

That's how it should be. None of this allowance for interpretation by the doctors - hell my DD had major screaming fits...intense...like classic textbook encephalopathic cry, that went on for DAYS. ...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-09-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 115
Posted By sassyfirechick
Yep! I think the recommendation should be...

Yep! I think the recommendation should be breastfeed and breastfeed some more for the natural antibodies and once the kid stops then you can consider if you want to vax. Wait that makes too much...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   12-06-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By sassyfirechick
When DD was born we were select/delay. I had a...

When DD was born we were select/delay. I had a very extensive birth plan in place - like literally taped to my room door - and it stated I would not being doing Hep b, vit K or the antibiotic eye...
Forum: Activism and News   12-05-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 81
Posted By sassyfirechick
I especially like the part where it leads to...

I especially like the part where it leads to ebola :thumb

But kidding aside, J&J doesn't exactly score well on EWG's website, 4's and 5's, certainly not something I'd ever use on my child:...
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