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Board: Inner Ear Disorders 10-19-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 631
Posted By bethie44
Labyrinthitis

I'm almost done with my z-pack for labyrinthitis, and I'm still having vertigo. Is this normal? I'm supposed to drive up a mountain tomorrow, and I'm nervous about it. How long can I expect the...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 10-19-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 551
Posted By bethie44
Labyrinthitis

Has anyone else ever had labyrinthitis? I'm almost done with my z-pack, and I'm still having vertigo. Is this normal? I'm supposed to drive up a mountain tomorrow, and I'm nervous about it. How long...
Board: Alternative Medicine 08-11-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,239
Posted By bethie44
Question Energy

Could you all tell me what you think the best vitamins and supplements for energy are? Thanks!
Board: Chronic Fatigue 08-11-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By bethie44
Question Vitamins/Supplements

Hey all, what do you think are the best vitamins or supplements to increase energy? Thanks!
Board: ADD / ADHD 01-15-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,012
Posted By bethie44
Question Skipping weekends

I am thinking of starting to skip my Adderall on the weekends. I wanted to ask those of you have done this (with Adderall or other ADD stimulant medication) about your experiences. Does it keep you...
Board: ADD / ADHD 12-27-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,129
Posted By bethie44
Re: Questions about Adderall

I hope that you continue to do well on the Ritalin LA. I'll be interested in hearing an update from you after you've been taking it for a week or so. It might help me to make a decision.
Board: ADD / ADHD 12-27-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,129
Posted By bethie44
Re: Questions about Adderall

I haven't tried Ritalin, but I would give it a shot. I decided to log how I feel each day (morning, afternoon, evening). If it stays really bad, I will call her after one week. If it is back and...
Board: ADD / ADHD 12-26-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,129
Posted By bethie44
Re: Questions about Adderall

I went to the doctor last Wednesday, and I explained to her how I was doing on the Adderall. She raised my dose from 20 XR to 30 XR. I was doing great for a few days- focused, alert, productive, etc....
Board: ADD / ADHD 11-29-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,129
Posted By bethie44
Re: Questions about Adderall

Thanks. I have actually been sleeping very well every night. Although the meds have slightly reduced my appetite, I have still been eating 3 full meals and a few snacks a day. I am hoping that the...
Board: ADD / ADHD 11-29-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,129
Posted By bethie44
Re: Questions about Adderall

Another thing that has been strange for me about Adderall is that some days it gives me a little boost of energy, but today, it made me extremely tired. And I don't mean that it gave me energy for...
Board: ADD / ADHD 11-29-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,129
Posted By bethie44
Re: Questions about Adderall

When you did take Adderall, did you notice that it affected you differently from day to day? I don't mean gradually having less of an effect from one day to the next, either. It can be totally...
Board: ADD / ADHD 11-26-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,129
Posted By bethie44
Re: Questions about Adderall

I also have trouble focusing on the spoken word. It has gotten me into trouble several times with my husband! I think he finally understands, though :-) I have also gotten lost in lecture classes...
Board: ADD / ADHD 11-25-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,129
Posted By bethie44
Re: Questions about Adderall

Although I do wear my glasses to drive when I actually have them, I did pass my driver's test without them. Still, I think that I will go ahead and buy another pair. I realized what my problem was...
Board: ADD / ADHD 11-24-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,129
Posted By bethie44
Re: Questions about Adderall

My biggest issues-

-Keeping up with keys, glasses, etc. I am currently missing my glasses and have been going without them. I don't have horrible vision and can go without them. I have just...
Board: ADD / ADHD 11-23-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,129
Posted By bethie44
Re: Questions about Adderall

Thank you! I had a reality check today when I went out to run a bunch of errands and I kept forgetting things, losing things, driving past my destination, etc. just like every other time! I was...
Board: ADD / ADHD 11-22-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,129
Posted By bethie44
Questions about Adderall

I just started taking Adderall. I've struggle with bad attention problems for as long as I can remember- constantly losing things, unintentionally tuning out in conversations, etc. I'm so glad a...
Board: Depression 10-20-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,087
Posted By bethie44
Question Antidepressants/ Low energy

I took Cymbalta before I got pregnant a few years ago. I was switched to Wellbutrin after I got pregnant because it was supposed to be safer during pregnancy. I was on it for a few years, but I have...
Board: Weight Loss 01-24-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By bethie44
Question Portion control plates

Has anyone tried portion control plates, and did they help you? I think that it might be a good option for me. I think I've gotten into putting too much food on my plate, and then I for some reason...
Board: Skin Problems 01-14-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By bethie44
Board: Skin Problems 01-12-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By bethie44
Question Post-Pregnancy Stretch Marks

I had twins 4 months ago, and I have really bad stretch marks now. It's really irritating, because they didn't even show up until the last two weeks of my pregnancy! Can anyone tell me what I can do...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 12-14-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,020
Posted By bethie44
Re: Pure Barre

It is an intense program that combines ballet, pilates and weights. It uses tiny movements to really tone muscles, especially female problem areas. I would include a link, but I've gotten my posts...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 12-09-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,020
Posted By bethie44
Smile Pure Barre

I just had twins 3 months ago, and I just recently got to where I'm getting enough sleep that I'm ready to start trying to get back in shape. I heard about Pure Barre and how it's supposed to be...
Board: Pregnancy 09-14-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,651
Posted By bethie44
Question Urine leakage or water slowly breaking?

I have had some urine leakage for awhile during my pregnancy, so I was not worried about this at first. However, it seems to have gotten worse today. I keep having to change my panties and actually...
Board: Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery 09-10-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,765
Posted By bethie44
Re: Should cosmetic surgeons repair surgery problems for free?

I don't really see the point telling me what I "should have done" three years ago. I can't change that now. Like I said, I still don't regret having it done and still think it is a big improvement,...
Board: Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery 09-09-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,765
Posted By bethie44
Re: Should cosmetic surgeons repair surgery problems for free?

Yes, it was me and it was a board certified plastic surgeon. I e-mailed the lady who answers questions for this plastic surgery group, and she just told me I'd have to come in so they could assess...
Board: Pregnancy 09-05-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By bethie44
Re: C-section

Thanks, everyone. Actually, if a nurse told me what was happening every step of the way, that would make me feel better, too. Part of what is so weird to me is having that sheet there and wondering,...
Board: Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery 09-02-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,765
Posted By bethie44
Question Should cosmetic surgeons repair surgery problems for free?

If you have cosmetic surgery and you end up having an issue with your results, such as indentations from lipo, should the cosmetic surgeon repair these problems for free?
Board: Pregnancy 09-01-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By bethie44
Re: C-section

Thank you. I am also having a c-section because I'm having twins, and they've been in breech/transverse position for the past several months. The description of a c-section just seemed kind of creepy...
Board: Pregnancy 09-01-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By bethie44
Question C-section

To those of you who have had c-sections,
Did you feel scared? Did the meds help to calm your nerves? Thanks.
Board: Pregnancy 08-26-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,372
Posted By bethie44
Question toe pain

I am about 31 weeks pregnant now. I was taking a walk with my husband a few weeks ago, and all of the sudden, one of my left toes started hurting really bad and has been ever since. I've read that...
Board: Pregnancy 08-23-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,645
Posted By bethie44
Re: Packing for the delivery room

Thanks everyone. I'm gonna print out this thread before I pack. I guess there's no reason I can't go ahead and start packing some stuff. I am 30 weeks now.
Board: Pregnancy 08-13-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,645
Posted By bethie44
Re: Packing for the delivery room

Thanks. I should have mentioned that I am having twins, and they are likely to be c-section, so I'll probably need a few days worth of clothes for myself and for them. I am guessing that the hospital...
Board: Pregnancy 08-13-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,645
Posted By bethie44
Question Packing for the delivery room

For those of you who have already had babies, what all did you bring to the delivery room? What are the absolute necessities? Thanks :)
Board: Cancer: Bladder 07-21-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,120
Posted By bethie44
Re: Bladder/Pelvic pressure at 14 weeks

I'm 25 weeks pregnant with twins. They are both in breech position, and it feels like they are kicking my bladder. Even when they're not moving, though, I have been feeling so much pressure on my...
Board: Pregnancy 07-15-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 819
Posted By bethie44
Which trimester did you gain the most?

I hardly gained any in my first trimester, but I've gained quite a bit in my second trimester. I am almost in my third trimester, and I'm hoping that the weight gain is going to slow down. I have...
Board: Pregnancy 07-06-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,021
Posted By bethie44
Re: Rib pain

Laura, I will try that all fours move. I know exactly what you're talking about, because we've down it in my prenatal yoga class. I never knew what it was for. Aphrodite, I have been trying to use my...
Board: Pregnancy 07-06-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,021
Posted By bethie44
Rib pain

I have been having a lot of soreness on my upper right ribs (right under my breast). It is hard to tell if it is actually my ribs, surrounding tissues or what. I'm almost 6 months pregnant with...
Board: Pregnancy 06-25-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,346
Posted By bethie44
Re: Belly rubbing

Yes, mine were natural, too. We didn't know about any multiples in the family, but when my husband looked into it, he found out about several! They were all second cousins, etc., so I don't know if...
Board: Pregnancy 06-24-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,346
Posted By bethie44
Re: Belly rubbing

I know what you mean about pregnancy bringing up feelings. For me, it has brought up fears that I've pushed out of my mind in the past. I'm sorry about your poor relationship with your mother-in-law....
Board: Pregnancy 06-24-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,346
Posted By bethie44
Re: Belly rubbing

Thank you, and I'm so sorry that that happened to you. I realized even though I didn't intend to, my post was inviting people to give me advice. Really, though, I just wanted to hear from people who...
Board: Pregnancy 06-23-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,346
Posted By bethie44
Re: Belly rubbing

Country was probably the wrong word choice, although that is part of it. I am in no way trying to sound above them. I'm just trying to explain how they are different from me and hard to relate to....
Board: Pregnancy 06-23-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,346
Posted By bethie44
Re: Belly rubbing

I realize that my posts have made it sound like I am not fond of my mother-in-law. I know I've sounded mean and do need to relax. The truth is she's just been really strange since I've been pregnant....
Board: Pregnancy 06-22-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,346
Posted By bethie44
Re: Belly rubbing

Yeah, I posted that first thing the day she did that, and I was still feeling pretty annoyed and uncomfortable. It just makes me feel uncomfortable to even be in my new body, even if beforehand, I...
Board: Pregnancy 06-22-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,346
Posted By bethie44
Re: Belly rubbing

Yeah, I'm not sure why just because it happens to be my mother-in-law that I'm talking about, this becomes a "mother-in-law thing." I would be creeped out no matter who was doing this to me, and for...
Board: Pregnancy 06-21-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,346
Posted By bethie44
Belly rubbing

I absolutely hate it when my mother-in-law rubs my belly. I feel so gross and violated. Yesterday was the worst. I kept trying to get away from her, and she was practically chasing me to rub me more...
Board: Trying to Conceive (TTC) 06-14-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,802
Posted By bethie44
Re: Just started trying

We used the First Response Ovulation Kit, and it happened that month, so you might want to give it a try.
Board: Pregnancy 05-19-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,622
Posted By bethie44
sacral belt

Has anyone tried one of these? My tailbone/sacrum has been killing me for weeks, and I'm considering getting one if it will actually help. Thanks.
Board: Pregnancy 05-19-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By bethie44
Re: Walking shoes

Ha, thanks. I think I am going to get some of the Reeboks when I can bring myself to spend $100 on shoes.
Board: Pregnancy 05-16-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By bethie44
Walking shoes

Since walking is my main form of cardio exercise now, I was thinking of getting some of those shoes that are supposed to tone your butt and thighs to kick it up a notch. I was thinking of trying the...
Board: Pregnancy 05-16-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,779
Posted By bethie44
Re: 6 Weeks Pregnant - Anyone Starting their Pregnancy Underweight?

Good for you, Mel! Enjoy your desserts! I started off slightly overweight, so I should not eat that way, but I consider you guys lucky. Here are some tips that I've read on an unnamed website (since...
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