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Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 11-09-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By curlylex
It is a combination of LMP and earliest...

It is a combination of LMP and earliest ultrasound. If it is a first trimester ultrasound, if the LMP and ultrasound are less than 7 days apart, the LMP date is used. If more - then the ultrasound...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 11-09-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,035
Posted By curlylex
Worked until 40 weeks, but I had a wonderful...

Worked until 40 weeks, but I had a wonderful pregnancy. And the 7 days after that I waited for labour after that almost killed me with boredom - and frustration as people kept calling and saying...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 10-28-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,503
Posted By curlylex
No disrespect to Dr Newman - obviously he's an...

No disrespect to Dr Newman - obviously he's an absolute godsend for many women and a well-educated man - but he is a pediatrician, not an obstetrician/gynecologist.

Mirena is not new as it has...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 10-27-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,503
Posted By curlylex
I think Mad Scientist hit the nail on the head -...

I think Mad Scientist hit the nail on the head - people get the Mirena placed at a time that they woudl naturally have a decrease in supply.

Physiologically, it makes sense that a regular birth...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 10-22-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By curlylex
Oh, yeah, one more thing... I'd be hesitant about...

Oh, yeah, one more thing... I'd be hesitant about nipple shields - they can irritate, and cause less effective breast emptying which can cause lessened milk supply. Breast shells, however, can be...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 10-21-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By curlylex
You have so much sympathy here... from someone...

You have so much sympathy here... from someone who has been there, and unfortunately is still struggling. And kudos to you for keeping up the pumping - your breastmilk is so important for your baby -...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 10-06-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By curlylex
I am so, so sorry for your tremendous loss. I...

I am so, so sorry for your tremendous loss. I think that your courage and faith is admirable. You are right - God works in ways that we don't understand, but His ways above our knowing, but I too...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-21-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By curlylex
HI, I agree with the last poster. I think...

HI,

I agree with the last poster. I think you have type 2 hair, with 3A potential.

Also, I liked pictures 2 and 6 best. I think both of those styles would work nicely for you, and both...
Forum: 3 09-11-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,174
Posted By curlylex
Don't do it!!

I envision disaster... I know it would be if it was my hair. I think those areas will curl differently than the rest of your hair if they are that short, and will be more nuisance than it is worth.
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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-29-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By curlylex
I use this on occasion. I did try it once again...

I use this on occasion. I did try it once again for daily use recently. Initially I loved it again, but then I think I got some surface frizz. I keep it and use it in rotation - just on the days...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-30-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By curlylex
Hi! I am in Saskatoon, so I totally get your...

Hi! I am in Saskatoon, so I totally get your hair situation... We've had almost zero rain all spring, and it is hideously dry and windy right now. It's hard for a fine-haired gal to retain any...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-28-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By curlylex
Totally the same for me. I have always chalked...

Totally the same for me. I have always chalked it up to fine curls in a very dry climate. It is just hard to get prolonged moisture retention when fighting humidity all of the time. And nothing is...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-25-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By curlylex
Re: CHI Keratin Mist

Sorry - no Sally's here - don't know if you can find a knock-off...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-24-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By curlylex
CHI

Have had good luck with the keratin-based CHI Protein Leave-in Spray. I use it a couple of times a week, no more or I get a little "crunchy".
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-21-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By curlylex
I get the same problem - I think it is a...

I get the same problem - I think it is a superfine-haired thing.

I have found that a protein leave-in spray (CHI) can help - although it does leave my hair feeling much less soft. I think that...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-21-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,098
Posted By curlylex
I think that was a very honest and difficult...

I think that was a very honest and difficult confession, ellageorgina. Good for you. It sounds like you have been working on things tremendously for you to get this far in terms of dealing with...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-27-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By curlylex
I've been having much the same issue. These...

I've been having much the same issue. These Canadian winters...

I picked up CHI Keratin mist - it is a leave in protein treatment - I find it helps. I am fine-haired like you, and I think my...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-17-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By curlylex
I have used both the TT and SMU gels - far prefer...

I have used both the TT and SMU gels - far prefer TT. The hold is not strong, but my hair is so fine, that the SMU clumps too much, and just is too strong of a hold, and I have to scrunch the crunch...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-07-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,582
Posted By curlylex
Kiss My Face Whenever conditioner has been a...

Kiss My Face Whenever conditioner has been a staple for me for over a year now - can find at about half of the Shopper's Drugmarts.

Also, Burt's Bees can be found at Shopper's - have tried the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-27-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By curlylex
I get the same unless I occasionally use a...

I get the same unless I occasionally use a shampoo bar and a scalp brush. I got the brush from either a drug store or walmart for about $4. Works great for me...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-21-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By curlylex
Personally, a big fan of Kiss My Face, not so...

Personally, a big fan of Kiss My Face, not so much of Giovanni...
Forum: Swap board for Canadians 01-05-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 109,509
Posted By curlylex
Saskatchewanian here - we have a SDM, but not...

Saskatchewanian here - we have a SDM, but not alot of the other places listed.

Nature's Gate I found recently at London Drugs (a western thing?), and I have had good luck, actually at SDM with...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-06-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By curlylex
Curls Milkshake

I like Curls Milkshake.

I buy it online from HoneyFig.com - a Canadian site, because I live in the prairies and nowhere near Toronto, or wherever it is based out of. It is a huge tub, and I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-30-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By curlylex
CK might help. Check out frizzoff.com!

CK might help. Check out frizzoff.com!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-27-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By curlylex
I cut out the shirt to fit the towel. I then...

I cut out the shirt to fit the towel. I then used safety pins to hold it in place - works like a charm!

I've been thinking that I should get my mom to make a pattern to make those turbans but...
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