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Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 171
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: 460
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: 47
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: 38
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: 122
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: 33
Views: 462
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: 168
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: 110
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: 33
Views: 462
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: 42
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: 110
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: 93
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: 70
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:...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-03-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By sassyfirechick
We always have multiple options of sides so if...

We always have multiple options of sides so if she doesn't like one she doesn't have to eat it. But I never offer an alternative. And there are no snacks after if she doesn't eat something....no...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-03-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,361
Posted By sassyfirechick
Heavy probiotics for both of you asap. I had...

Heavy probiotics for both of you asap. I had GBS+ and didn't spend enough time researching my options and took the penicillin IV....MAJOR candida issues still over 3yrs later that I'm just starting...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-03-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 132
Posted By sassyfirechick
Wow, this cannot end well.......but hey when...

Wow, this cannot end well.......but hey when cancer rates skyrocket even more it's money in the pockets of cancer "researchers"! All about supply and demand :dizzy
Forum: Vaccinations   12-03-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By sassyfirechick
Since DTaP is not a definite safeguard against...

Since DTaP is not a definite safeguard against the disease (as you've witnessed) and since it does nothing to prevent transmission, I'd say wait it out. The longer you wait, the less scary most of...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-25-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 121
Posted By sassyfirechick
Current pap recommendation is every 3 years in...

Current pap recommendation is every 3 years in the 20's but once you hit 30 it's every 5 years - BUT, it's more so that you have the choice to decline and go that long. You could still get it yearly...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-19-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 197
Posted By sassyfirechick
One in five will get the flu...

Last night I heard the best/worst pharmacy commercial on the radio. It was for the flu shot and RiteAid, and the woman says something like, more and more people are getting the flu because fewer...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-19-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 43
Posted By sassyfirechick
I do cheap rain boots (we're in CT) because they...

I do cheap rain boots (we're in CT) because they just don't get the same amount of use as regular shoes and so I don't worry as much about the quality. Last year we did Kamik snow boots, pricey, but...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-14-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 639
Posted By sassyfirechick
That was a great read, thanks!

That was a great read, thanks!
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-14-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By sassyfirechick
The likelihood of contracting tetanus from a dog...

The likelihood of contracting tetanus from a dog bite is probably less than the likelihood of contracting tetanus period. Take it from someone who stupidly did get the DTaP for a dog bite - the pain...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-14-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 639
Posted By sassyfirechick
I'm about to whip up a batch of elderberry syrup...

I'm about to whip up a batch of elderberry syrup tonight, perhaps I should run out and build a fire and toss into a cauldron for more effect?? >:D

Support the immune system, let the body fight...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-13-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By sassyfirechick
How old is your LO and what are the statistics...

How old is your LO and what are the statistics for rate of contraction in that age range? I know they only offer the shot up to a certain age so obviously that risk drops as they age and essentially...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-04-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By sassyfirechick
I've never locked/closed doors. We have a spare...

I've never locked/closed doors. We have a spare bedroom full of junk but she doesn't have much interest in going in there because we just don't make a big deal about it. I can definitely tell which...
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