So I'm gone for a week and there's so much action going on, I need to read through all the posts when I get a chance!!
:bighugs: to everyone!!
We had a nice relaxing time in Miami; however, it did rain a lot. We got there the same day hurricane Emily was passing but we managed to still do what we wanted.
I was also Oing that week! To heck with it I said and we BD like normal. I'm now in the 2WW, I'm assuming 7 dpo. Something strange happened to me last night after we DTD, I spotted. It was just that time I peed and went away. So it's either pre-AF spotting. which means I'm getting an early period, or who knows what. I don't remember experiencing that before.
These fools still haven't called me back about the fibroid removal. I called yesterday and they never called me back. UGH!!!
Anyway, sorry so long...got to get my little one ready for the doctor. I will update on this problem later. I'm sure it's nothing. Her breast is hurting and she's got a lump on it. My niece had the same thing. We all got our periods when we were 9. She can be budding already!! She's only 6 and a half!
Well it looks like its hormonal...early stages of puberty. She said she is seeing more and more little girls with budding breasts. She highly recommended starting her on a organic diet. She said she knows its more expensive but it will slow down the onset of puberty. She stressed organic milk and how its very important.
WELCOME BACK!! Great to hear that you had a great time on your vacation
Fingers are crossed that the spotting is NOT AF!
KUP on your little one - fingers are crossed that it's not what you think
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YIKES! That is so young to start puberty! hopefully the organic diet will help slow things down
I know that I cannot have soy as it is a HUGE problem for me for hormonal imbalance ... more than my normal imbalance. Sending you lots of luck !!
Last edited by tacie; 08-16-2011 at 04:58 PM.
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Welcome back! Seems like you had fun despite the weather!
Ugg...there are artificial hormones in EVERYTHING these days. I have extremely high estrogen normally and I wonder if all the hormones in food is the cause. Phytoestrogens - some people are for, some are against. I am against. They are more likely to bind with the estrogen receptors in your system and therefore you end up with excess estrogen in your blood. Bad idea.
Organic is a good idea. Try hormone free dairy and meat. I try to buy it when I can but sometimes it's just too expensive. See if you have any local farms near you who might sell their own butchered meat and sometimes fresh dairy.
Be careful about veg too. They say that hormones and medications and whatnot that are in microscopic amounts in the water supply (from people's pee and drugs people throw down the toilet) are now being showing to have trace amounts in vegetables! Even organic ones!
And soy is in everything. Try avoiding it at all costs if you can. Soy is the #1 source of phytoestrogens which can lead to early onset puberty.
Welcome back, we missed you! Glad you had fun on your trip and were able to get some quality time with DH in. I hope the spotting leads you to a BFP in a couple days. Do you plan on testing?
I'm shocked about your DD. 6 years old! Wow, hope the organic helps.
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Yay! for a good trip!!
As for the whole puberty thing, been there done that. My DD starting getting breasts at 4!!! No joke it was the same kind of situation as you are going through I thought she had some kind of infection or something, but nope she was budding too ;-/ At that time we swiched her to an organic diet which I think has slowed the process, but at 8 she wears an A cup, has pubic hair, and has monthly breakouts. I am just hoping she doesn't start AF for another few years, but I doubt we have that long. I totally agree with Rachael, those are the rules we are following I hope things slow down for your little one, kids are forced to grow up so much faster these days it just seems so unfair they have to deal with early puberty too
Your poor little girl... I started my period when I was 11 & thought that was way too early because it seems like most of my friends & my sis & mom all started when they were 13 or so..!
I agree with the others - try to avoid the soy (fermented versions of it are typically ok, like soy sauce shouldn't be a problem in small amounts.. & who eats soy sauce in huge quantities anyway? ) ... Almond milk and coconut would be great alternatives & if you get the refrigerated, unsweetened kind, it really doesn't have a funky flavor or aftertaste like some of the other milk substitutes out there... my DH is super picky about milk other than good old fashioned cow's milk, but even he likes the unsweetened almond milk from the refrigerator section of the store.. lol.
The nutritionist we're seeing also said that if you can only go organic with ONE thing, make it your meat - they pump those cows sooo full of hormones to make them mature more quickly & get bigger & the hormones remain concentrated in the meat, especially the fatty parts.
OK that being said - I'm glad you had fun in Miami, despite the rain!!! I hope the 2WW goes by quickly....with some exciting results @ the end..