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Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 10-09-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By alim1216
Disappointment

So, I have been using Jessicurl products since almost the beginning of finding and joining this blog. It worked great on my hair and always left it feeling soft, with lovely spirals....

Many...
Forum: Over 40 07-09-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,831
Posted By alim1216
First Order

Well, ladies, long time no chat! I've had a couple of hectic YEARS, and do not see it letting up for a little bit longer. Anyway, based on your thread here, I just placed my first order for...
Forum: Over 40 07-05-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,848
Posted By alim1216
I like this response. And I agree with all of...

I like this response. And I agree with all of you that said he should follow up this issue with his MD. As we get older, many things can suddenly crop up, as our bodies are not regenerating at the...
Forum: Over 40 07-05-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,179
Posted By alim1216
I agree with you ladies. Jamie Lee is fabulous....

I agree with you ladies. Jamie Lee is fabulous. She is turning 50 this year, hence making the cover of AARP magazine. Only she really knows if she's ever had any work done, but I did read where she...
Forum: Over 40 07-05-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,142
Posted By alim1216
Hi Banjo! Hi Ladies! Looooong time no chat! ...

Hi Banjo! Hi Ladies! Looooong time no chat!

Banjo, your teeth look awesome! And I can't believe just how much your hair has grown since I last visited the forum. Gorgeous! Absolutely...
Forum: Over 40 07-24-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,952
Posted By alim1216
Wow, sounds a lot like me about 15 years ago. ...

Wow, sounds a lot like me about 15 years ago. Except you could add radical mood swings to that list. My forgetfulness comes and goes now, as does my period. I've pretty much given up on the...
Forum: Over 40 06-25-2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,602
Posted By alim1216
Yes, they are bio-identical very low dose...

Yes, they are bio-identical very low dose progesterone creams and are available at most healthfood stores (i.e. Whole Foods). They also make bio-identical very low dose estrogen creams, but it's...
Forum: Swap board 06-25-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By alim1216
http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/viewtopic.p...

http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/viewtopic.php?t=97217[/quote]

Thanks, Bailey! You're a doll! :)
Forum: Over 40 06-24-2007, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By alim1216
As long as it's not causing any adhesions or...

As long as it's not causing any adhesions or other health issues, you should be okay. When I had my myomectomy, my appendix had adhered to part of my small bowel due to the endo (or so my obgyn told...
Forum: Over 40 06-24-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,602
Posted By alim1216
I've used chinese herbs, but I have them...

I've used chinese herbs, but I have them compounded by a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, and I haven't a clue what's in them, but when I use them, they work. Matter of fact, a couple of years ago due...
Forum: Over 40 06-24-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,513
Posted By alim1216
If you don't mind my asking, what is Green Cream...

If you don't mind my asking, what is Green Cream and where would one get it? I ask about the neck because I have periodically used the Retin-A in that area, but my skin gets really irritated and red...
Forum: Over 40 06-24-2007, 08:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,513
Posted By alim1216
hi alim, i've used PC 2% bha for several years,...

hi alim,
i've used PC 2% bha for several years, and was using it exactly the same way as you in my nightly routine: wash, bha, wait 30 min., retin-a .025%. i've always liked it but decided to use...
Forum: Over 40 06-24-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,513
Posted By alim1216
hi alim, i've used PC 2% bha for several years,...

hi alim,
i've used PC 2% bha for several years, and was using it exactly the same way as you in my nightly routine: wash, bha, wait 30 min., retin-a .025%. i've always liked it but decided to use...
Forum: Over 40 06-24-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By alim1216
problem is most MD's (western medicine) are not...

problem is most MD's (western medicine) are not trained in Natural medicines so they haven't a clue about bio-identicals. And many either think it's a waste of time - the closed-minded ones - and...
Forum: Over 40 06-24-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,602
Posted By alim1216
I think the series of books that are being...

I think the series of books that are being referred to here are Dr. John Lee's books. He has one, which I read, called "What your doctor may not tell you about pre (or peri - can't remember which)...
Forum: Over 40 06-24-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,602
Posted By alim1216
LOL I never thought of that! :) I originally...

LOL I never thought of that! :) I originally started on Happy PMS, which at the time I could only get from the physician I was seeing. I switched over to. I believe it's called, FemCare...
Forum: Over 40 06-24-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,602
Posted By alim1216
There is non-prescription strength progesterone...

There is non-prescription strength progesterone that you can get at health food stores, then there's prescription strength and concentrated strengths that need to be Rxd and compounded. Best resort...
Forum: Over 40 06-24-2007, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,683
Posted By alim1216
flcurly, I work part time for an...

flcurly,

I work part time for an acupuncturist. I know she has treated for this condition before and had some success with it. You might try alternative medicine first as another option, before...
Forum: Over 40 06-24-2007, 10:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,625
Posted By alim1216
Oh, yeah, but I don't know if it's because I'm...

Oh, yeah, but I don't know if it's because I'm very hairy or because I'm a brunette, but I do get a lot of ingrown hairs. :([/quote]

I've always thought its beacuse we're curly girls.....just a...
Forum: Over 40 06-24-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,513
Posted By alim1216
Oh, forgot to ask: anyone use the AHA or BHA on...

Oh, forgot to ask: anyone use the AHA or BHA on the neck and upper chest area? That seems to be a real target for me in the hot FL sun! Opinions here also please. Thanks. :)
Forum: Over 40 06-24-2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,513
Posted By alim1216
I've just literally started (yesterday) using a...

I've just literally started (yesterday) using a 10% AHA with built in moisturizer ( it's supposed to be for the body, but can be used anywhere - Paula's Choice brand FYI), followed by a min. 30 spf...
Forum: Over 40 06-24-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By alim1216
Hi Lori J sorry to hear you've gone through...

Hi Lori J

sorry to hear you've gone through a bad time. Personally have never used bio-identical patches, but I have been on transdermal progesterone creams and intra-vaginal estrogen cream for...
Forum: Swap board 06-24-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 70,998
Posted By alim1216
Might I also add, that if you accept personal...

Might I also add, that if you accept personal checks, make sure the check CLEARS the bank BEFORE you send the item, it's just a matter of a few extra days, and worth it, if you are going to lose...
Forum: Swap board 06-24-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By alim1216
What's the difference between the white Boots and...

What's the difference between the white Boots and the pink Boots - besides the color, I mean? Anyone know?
Forum: Over 40 06-19-2007, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,308
Posted By alim1216
Re: I love Colorsilk

OY! would that I had your problem! LOL :D[/quote]


The grass is always greener. When I used boxes of dye, I had to buy FOUR of them to have enough to cover all of my hair. That's $40, not...
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