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Board: Psoriasis 11-28-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,049
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Psoriasis of the Nails

Hi,

Thanks for the response. Actually, I didn't have a biopsy--the dermatologist I had just said it was Psoriasis. I did not know whether she was correct or not in just determining that by...
Board: Acne 08-30-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 980
Posted By eddysmom1
Finally found something

I don't know if anyone has tried Olay's Pro-X Acne Protocol--it works great for me. I am thrilled with it. I have tried many products to deal with adult acne and this actually cleared my skin!
...
Board: Smoking Cessation 08-30-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,707
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: smoking and poor circulation

How did you make out at the doctor's?

I hope all is well with you! :)
Board: Smoking Cessation 08-30-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,246
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Newbie here,Day one. I NEED A CIGARETTE! Help me please :(

Congratulations!!! That is awesome!! Good luck on your continued success!!! :)
Board: Smoking Cessation 08-30-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,559
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: quit smoking

Just saw this post and was wondering how you were doing with quitting.

I hope you are well and doing great with stopping smoking.

Good luck to you! :)
Board: Smoking Cessation 08-30-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,431
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: want to quit smoking so bad but im scared to gaining weight.

Don't worry about gaining a little weight, quitting smoking is so much more important!
You can always lose the weight if you gain a little. You may not even gain.

Try munching on carrot sticks...
Board: Smoking Cessation 08-30-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,716
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: 2 wks today

Congratulations!! Two weeks is a big accomplishment!!!

Yaaaaaaaaaay for you! :)
Board: Cancer: Skin 08-29-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,985
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Help figuring this out

I thought I had posted on here after the surgery, can't believe I forgot.

Everything turned out great. It was all pre-cancerous. I am very lucky!

I have a very nasty, 6 inch scar, but, who...
Board: Smoking Cessation 07-30-2011, 02:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,473
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: trying so hard to resist urges to smoke

I just saw this post today--how are you doing with the quitting?

It is such a great thing that you decided to quit! I wish you much success. Post and let us know how you are managing.

Take...
Board: Cancer: Skin 07-21-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,985
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Help figuring this out

Thanks JJ!! I'll definitely post my results after the post-op appt. :)
Board: Cancer: Skin 07-21-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,985
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Help figuring this out

Thankyou! It's been nice having someone to talk to who has gone through the same thing. :)
Board: Cancer: Skin 07-20-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,985
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Help figuring this out

Hi! The surgery was ok--hour and a half under anesthesia--I was a little surprised it took that long. I thought it would only be a half hour or something. I have the post-op appt with the...
Board: Sleep Disorders 07-19-2011, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,597
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Your experiences w/ CPAP?

Good luck, I hope it helps you, too.
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-18-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,322
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Religious Obsessions

Hi Jeanie, I am in the same boat as everyone with this, unfortunately. Mine comes and goes from time to time but has always been in my life. I love God very much also.
Eyes2theSky is right, He...
Board: Smoking Cessation 07-18-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,283
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: I have decided to stop smoking

How are you doing with the non-smoking?

I wish you the best!
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-18-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,875
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: obsessive thoughts are relentless!

Just curious, who was that comment meant for?
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-17-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,875
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: obsessive thoughts are relentless!

I tried Zoloft years ago; it helped me to some extent--but not as much as I needed.
Everyone is different, though, and I know someone it works great for. I had no side effects on it, but I tolerate...
Board: Sleep Disorders 07-17-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: melatonin

Personally, I would ask a doctor that question. I know Melatonin is supposed to be all natural, but you should always consult with a doctor when adding or changing medication.
Board: Sleep Disorders 07-17-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,597
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Your experiences w/ CPAP?

Hi FitnessSeeker,

My husband has been using the CPAP machine for years now. It has helped him so much. He had the tests and was told he was one of the worst cases they had ever seen.

He now...
Board: Relationship Health 07-17-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,796
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: My wife just found out I am addicted to pain pills

Hi Toad,

I am glad things are working out with your wife. Also, I am glad you are dealing with your addiction.

Not too long ago, I found out, by accident, that my husband was addicted to pills...
Board: Cancer: Skin 07-17-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,985
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Help figuring this out

Well, I had the appointment with the oncologist surgeon. I am having the surgery on Tuesday. He said I have a bit of a chance of cancer in the underlying tissue. He did say that if there is, he...
Board: Arthritis 07-17-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 654
Posted By eddysmom1
Psoriatic Arthritis

Does anyone on here have psoriatic arthritis?

I have psoriasis of the nails, and osteoarthritis of my hands, elsewhere, etc.

But, I was wondering if I had psoriatic arthritis because of the...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-17-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,875
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: obsessive thoughts are relentless!

I have had the OCD, anxiety, and depression for many years, too. I am on prescription med's--never wanted to be on them, but they changed my life for the better with the depression! So, I had to...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-16-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,801
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Help! Need reassurance-does anyone else have this fear?

Hi KK82, just saw this post and thought I'd say hello. OCD, anxiety, and depression are so tough.
You are doing excellent by seeing a doctor, talking out your thoughts, and getting to know your...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-16-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,875
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: obsessive thoughts are relentless!

Hi Scattered, I have anxiety and OCD, also, and thought I'd just say hello. It is such a rotten thing, OCD. I have the worry of fire thing, too! I am always late for work because it takes me so...
Board: Nail Problems 07-16-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 791
Posted By eddysmom1
Just wondering

Does anyone have psoriasis of the nails? I posted on the psoriasis board and got no replies. Thought I'd try here............

:wave:
Board: Chronic Fatigue 07-16-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,326
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Future?

Hi Heretohelp, I have CFS also--I just wanted to tell you to that you will achieve your dream of marrying and having a wonderful life!

I know how much we need to rest gets in the way alot of...
Board: Smoking Cessation 07-11-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Weight gain

I gained a little the first 6 months or so after quitting. Then, I started doing what you are doing now, eating better, walking, etc. As Rufous mentioned, water is key. Not only is it excellent to...
Board: Smoking Cessation 07-11-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,211
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Two months!! :)

I remember the Marlboro man, too. Now they couldn't get away with that one. I'm in RI. I remember in grade school they used to show us these little movie reels of how bad smoking was, people with...
Board: Smoking Cessation 07-11-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,211
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Two months!! :)

I thought it was 22 years of smoking, but actually longer!!! I quit last year, June 23rd, was close to 41 at the time, now I am close to 42 (Late October b-day). Started when I was 17--24 years of...
Board: Smoking Cessation 07-11-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,211
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Two months!! :)

I was a menthol smoker, too--all I would smoke, also. What we do to ourselves.......horrible. So many years of smoking. Sometimes I would think "I can't believe I am still smoking." I'd always...
Board: Smoking Cessation 07-10-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,211
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Two months!! :)

I guess we'll always have a craving here and there--I smoked for around 22 years--started as a stupid teenager..........now just a little over one year quitting and finally got a little...
Board: Smoking Cessation 07-10-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,211
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Two months!! :)

You've certainly been through alot Vann, so glad you quit. You're pretty strong to have endured all that. Be proud of yourself, you helped yourself get healthier and happier.

:)
Board: Smoking Cessation 07-10-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,285
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: 1 Year

I'm in Rhode Island and they are Eight dollars and change here. Between me and my husband quitting--saving tons.....

:)
Board: Smoking Cessation 07-10-2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,211
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Two months!! :)

Congratulations!!!!

That is so awesome! I never took Chantix--my husband tried it and didn't like it, but I forget why.

That's great that you don't get any cravings, too!

Keep up the...
Board: Smoking Cessation 07-10-2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,285
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: 1 Year

Thankyou Rsky!

Two months and a week is wonderful! Very big accomplishment-Congrats to you, too!!

:)
Board: Smoking Cessation 07-10-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,285
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: 1 Year

Thankyou Stressy!! That was very nice of you to say. I hope you are doing well, also.
:)
Board: Smoking Cessation 07-06-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,285
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: 1 Year

Hi Myachingbackkk, I ended up quitting a day before a surgery I had to have. I knew the chances of healing well were not great with smoking and I didn't want to have gone through surgery for...
Board: Smoking Cessation 07-01-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,285
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: 1 Year

Congratulations to you, too!

Last January--that's awesome! :)
Board: Cancer: Skin 06-28-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,985
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Help figuring this out

I know she definitely said Punch excision--I did get the stitches, they removed them two weeks after.

Now I have an appt with that oncologist surgeon next week for a consultation.

Thanks for...
Board: Smoking Cessation 06-26-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,285
Posted By eddysmom1
1 Year

Well, I made it--Last week I hit a year no smoking. I am thrilled I made it this far. Like everyone knows, it does get alot easier with time. But, recently I had, and still have, an upsetting...
Board: Cancer: Skin 06-20-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,985
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Help figuring this out

Thank goodness you were able to see the cyst in your neck! It is pretty amazing how you were able to see it when the doctor didn't. Pretty scary, though.

I think I will be getting a call from...
Board: Cancer: Skin 06-19-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,985
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Help figuring this out

I am sorry you've had to have so many procedures and surgeries.

I have had 5 moles taken off in the past, but this is the first one with the pre-cancerous issue. I know it could be much worse,...
Board: Cancer: Skin 06-19-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,985
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Help figuring this out

Hi, thanks so much for your response! The punch excision is just another way to say that they only did a half excision on the mole instead of the full removal, atleast that's the way I understood...
Board: General Health 06-18-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,768
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Strange:Dizzy when drinking cold drinks

I agree with Titchou 100%! Brain freeze is most likely what it is. :)
Board: General Health 06-18-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Question

I agree, it is OCD. I have this myself, have since I was a child. It has gotten much better over the years, but I still have it--during stressful periods it seems to rear it's ugly head.

I agree...
Board: Psoriasis 06-18-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,843
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Is this bad?

Hi, I don't really know the answer for you. Just wondering, do you have any form of OCD? I'm not saying you do, but I know that I can't leave some things alone and I do have OCD.

I don't know...
Board: Psoriasis 06-18-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,049
Posted By eddysmom1
Psoriasis of the Nails

I was recently diagnosed with psoriasis of the nails. Although my nails had showed signs of this for awhile--I kept putting off going to the dermatologist.

My nails are very pocked, ridged, paper...
Board: Cancer: Skin 06-18-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,985
Posted By eddysmom1
Help figuring this out

Hi Everyone,

I was just wondering if anyone had any ideas on this. I had a punch excision on a mole that was on my left shoulder.

Diagnosis came back as Lentiginous junctional nevus with...
Board: Cancer: Skin 06-18-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,627
Posted By eddysmom1
Re: Melanoma Diagnosis

I wish you the best of luck and have already said a little prayer for you. I am glad the melanoma was caught early and am sending positive thoughts your way.

Take Care! :)
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