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Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-22-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By RebeccaK
I've had quite a few sleep studies over the years...

I've had quite a few sleep studies over the years - it is expected that you take whatever medication you normally take (and I'd always been on some kind of sleep medicine) and Xanax is ok, too. ...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 01-16-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By RebeccaK
For me, the glycerin, aloe, and panthenol would...

For me, the glycerin, aloe, and panthenol would all make it unusable. For most people, though, these humectants would just mean the humidity and dewpoints would need to be in the right ranges in...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-16-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 377
Posted By RebeccaK
I wanted to make a couple more comments... ...

I wanted to make a couple more comments... first, remember that those lists of symptoms are not just generalized, but many of them are symptoms of someone who has had apnea for many, many years.
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Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-15-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 377
Posted By RebeccaK
Sounds like a sleep study is your best next step...

Sounds like a sleep study is your best next step then..... my fingers are crossed for you!
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-14-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 377
Posted By RebeccaK
Actually - have you had an ultra sound to check...

Actually - have you had an ultra sound to check your gallbladder? (assuming you still have one, of course?) And/or an upper endoscopy to check for reflux or GERD? I was diagnosed/treated for both...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-14-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 377
Posted By RebeccaK
That sounds so very familiar, and yes, I have...

That sounds so very familiar, and yes, I have felt that sensation. It truly is awful.

Sleeping on your side and using those breathe-right strips can be slightly helpful while you wait.

You...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-14-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 377
Posted By RebeccaK
I do I do!!! I had a lifetime of physical and...

I do I do!!! I had a lifetime of physical and cognitive fatigue. I recall being as young as 8 and having dreams about taking naps. I was that exhausted.

My symptoms included significant...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-19-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By RebeccaK
This started for me when I was very young. ...

This started for me when I was very young. Hindsight points to a tumble down a long flight of wooden stairs behind our apartment building when I was four years old, but that's just speculation.

I...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 09-19-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By RebeccaK
Hooray indeed! I've really been liking the Set...

Hooray indeed! I've really been liking the Set Me Up, too. I have to wet and style every day, but am finding that with the right layering (in the right order) I can keep the moisture in my hair for...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 09-07-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By RebeccaK
Glad the IF worked - I totally get the loon-like...

Glad the IF worked - I totally get the loon-like feeling. We're all just a little loon-y with all this hair stuff LOL
Forum: Protein-sensitive 09-04-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By RebeccaK
Keep us posted, FrostiiLove!

Keep us posted, FrostiiLove!
Forum: Protein-sensitive 09-02-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By RebeccaK
The panthenol got me on that one - at least,...

The panthenol got me on that one - at least, that's what I think it was. It's well past time for me to get a hair analysis... I have the hairs "harvested" (LOL), just need to get 'er done!
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Forum: Protein-sensitive 09-01-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By RebeccaK
Argh - PVP too? So my goodness, what's left? ...

Argh - PVP too? So my goodness, what's left? Gel seems to be a necessary component to keeping my hair in some semblance of manageability... but without protein, panthenol, glycerin, aloe, and now...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 09-01-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By RebeccaK
Good catch, Geek-Chic, I think my eyes glossed...

Good catch, Geek-Chic, I think my eyes glossed over that one. I've only used it a few times, and thought that maybe the humidity + panthenol was causing the problem (which wasn't major, but it was...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 08-31-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By RebeccaK
I don't ever get notifications for threads that...

I don't ever get notifications for threads that I've posted to... need to figure that out!

You had also asked for technique suggestions - not sure if this would work for you, but in very humid...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 08-30-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By RebeccaK
I'm forever on the hunt for protein free gels. ...

I'm forever on the hunt for protein free gels. Over time, I've noticed other ingredients that cause problems for me (aloe, panthenol, glycerin, certain polyquats, sometimes sorbitol, the list goes...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-23-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By RebeccaK
I've been using a few that I found that I am...

I've been using a few that I found that I am pretty sure are cone, protein, and glycerin free. I also avoid aloe, panthenol, and other humectants as much as possible. Sometimes sorbitol can also be...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-12-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By RebeccaK
LOL @ "purr-fect"

LOL @ "purr-fect"
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-10-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By RebeccaK
LOL at these replies, glad that this made you...

LOL at these replies, glad that this made you chuckle too... I sure got a kick out of it!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-10-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By RebeccaK
LOL - Right name, wrong product!

Just had to share... I caught a glimpse of the name of this product, and for a moment got excited at the potential of a product called "Clump and Seal". Then, of course, I looked again. Cat...
Forum: 2 06-22-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,539
Posted By RebeccaK
Not sure if you're still on the hunt, but in...

Not sure if you're still on the hunt, but in preparation for running out of my dwindling stash of the old Tresemme Naturals formula, I've found Suave Naturals Everlasting Sunshine and Daily...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-14-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By RebeccaK
For my hair, clumping is the difference between...

For my hair, clumping is the difference between curls and no curls. I had no idea how curly my hair was, until I discovered nc.com (and, thus, clumping!)

I'm still learning (about to get a hair...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 06-14-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By RebeccaK
Not to hijack, but I love lifehacker! The gems...

Not to hijack, but I love lifehacker! The gems are usually in the comments. =)
Forum: Non-hair discussion 06-12-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By RebeccaK
My "parent has a computer" problems got...

My "parent has a computer" problems got infinitely easier when I installed TeamViewer... LogMeIn is better (IMO) but they're no longer free. TeamViewer is, though, and has saved me from feeling...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 06-07-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,270
Posted By RebeccaK
Slow Cooker Liners...

Slow Cooker Liners (http://www.reynoldskitchens.com/products/slow-cooker-liners/)


Best thing ever!
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