Crazy Anti-vax Mom or Educated Mom who Vaccinated and then learned better…

5 Jan

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Ok, so every now and then on my Facebook page I like to do a little informative ‘about me’ post to catch everyone up on who we are, what we do, how we feel, and all of that good stuff! I’m usually fairly vague due to character limit, etc so I was thinking it would be a great idea to do a more in depth one on here as well since we’re inevitably at the starting line of a new year. Since the beginning of the existence of ‘Rockin Mom’s World’ I have censored and filtered myself. HEHE I know that’s probably hard for some of you to believe because I’m already pretty damn blunt but I actually do tone it down a lot to avoid offending people. Well that shit is all over because I’m opening the flood gates and talking vaccines this evening!

I saw a saying somewhere that said something like “The artist is not responsible for offending the viewer”. (If you know who said that lemme know and I will most definitely credit that genius!) That quote really caught me off guard, and stuck with me, like a good satisfying meal of pure factual truth. I’m not responsible for how you feel. How freeing! All I can do is be myself and let the cards fall where they may. So that’s whats up! I’m letting the damn cards fall, ya’ll.

I’m gonna be honest. I usually try to win people over with my down home small town charm and sweet demeanor before I tell them our son was vaccine injured. It makes it so much easier to convince people I’m not crazy…yea, as sad as that is, that’s actually something I have to do on a pretty regular basis, not because I actually AM crazy, but because saying your kid was injured by vaccines makes you an easy target. It can be a dangerous position to be in. I get a lot of people that think that I’m just downright stupid and that I’m some daft, naive Jenny McCarthy wannabe who gets her information from afternoon tv shows and fashion magazines. They think I want someone or something to blame. They think I’m so broken that I’m delusional. They don’t want to know that, in all actuality, I’m very well educated and extremely well versed on vaccine injury and everything my son has been through. I’m a fierce, kick-ass autism momma bear who will fight to the death for her cub.

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All I can really do at this point of our lives is let it roll off my back. I don’t try to win them over anymore, and sometimes I hate that I ever even bothered before. So many of these people already have their minds made up about us before I ever even have the chance to open my mouth to tell them I don’t give two shits what they do with their kids, I just want to keep my right and freedom to do what I KNOW is right for my own child. A lot of people don’t take the time to let me explain that I fully understand that their personal experience with autism may be completely different than ours. I don’t believe every autism diagnosis is due to vaccine injury and a lot of people don’t listen long enough to hear me say so. They dont hear me when I try to explain that the long and short of it is that I will always fight for my right to protect my son from the things in life that can hurt him. I am his mother and that is my job and purpose in life. They wanna say I’m crazy. Oh wtf ever, go ahead if it makes ya feel good.

I’ve been through a lot in my life and I have some pretty fucking thick skin, but let me tell you, the sting never quite goes away when someone dismisses something you have WITNESSED, and when they act like what your child went through is a lie. I can deal with it though, I’ve unfortunately had lots of practice over the years. In our experience, we have had people be downright nasty and hateful to us. I have actually been threatened simply for telling Bug’s story. That’s insane, ya’ll….do you realize how fucking sad that is? This is what families like mine deal with and this is why so many of us are still quiet about what we’ve experienced. People are scared to be berated and ridiculed after they have been through so much already. They whisper about their stories in private messages to avoid the wrath of the pro-vax trolls in the online threads, or even to avoid their own judgmental family members. I talk to countless families every day who share our story to a tee. There are just far too many common threads to ignore.

I know in my heart and soul that the nasty things people say and do are all things someone should NEVER have to deal with after all our family has been through. Even through all of the bullying and hate our family has absorbed, we still don’t consider ourselves to be victims. We are fighters and we are kickass warrior parents who will never stop fighting for our son’s health. We owe him that and so much more.

As I said before, I’m not some naive conspiracy theorist like some people would like to think. I trusted vaccines before my son’s health decline but after watching him go through what I can only describe as pure hell, I have spent the past 10 years researching vaccine injury, natural health, Big Pharma, and the CDC. We watched our once 100% healthy son have a bad allergic reaction and incur autistic behaviors directly after his vaccinations. He was also over vaccinated at one point. In my autism resources page of this site I have compiled a plethora of reputable autism vaccine studies, congressional hearing footage, and all sorts of other highly regarded information that points to a link between vaccines and autism. There are Doctors, Neurologists, Gastroenterologists, Nurses, Congressmen, etc that believe there is indeed a link. Hell, the CDC’s own highly respected whistleblower epidemiologist, Bill Thompson, admitted that the CDC actually HID a vaccine autism link!! Think he’s crazy too? Well he is still employed at the CDC so what does that tell ya? And huge drug company and vaccine manufacturer, Merck, has their own set of whistleblowers. Imagine that! They’re in court for allegedly lying about the efficacy of their mumps vaccines. And speaking of big pharma, do you realize you can’t sue them or your doctor if your child dies or is injured by a vaccine? The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 ensures the safety and immunity of drug manufacturers when tragedy happens. If a vaccine hurts you or your children you have to go to vaccine court where an unlimited supply of our hard earned tax dollars pay the best attorneys in the country to beat you in court. You won’t win…unless the RARE chance that your parents are genius scientists like miss Hannah Poling’s parents. She was compensated for VACCINE INDUCED AUTISM ( hmm isnt that funny since supposedly there is no link!)…This info is well concealed because well, they WERE compensated. Canaries in the coalmine….Look up The Canary Party, Thinking Moms RevolutionAge of Autism, and Regarding Caroline if you are interested in going deeper into this never ending rabbit hole. There is a whole big game of follow the money that you get into when researching vaccines. The conflicts of interest are just too big to ignore. It’s truly worth the research. Vaccines are not 100% safe. Nothing in this world is 100% for the entire population. My son is proof of this fact. He was covered head to toe in hives and he banged his head and bit himself and others for months. He was in severe pain, you could see it on his face and hear it in the blood curdling screams that he screamed for months on end. He lost his words and all eye contact and the the desire to be touched. This was a child who, before his vaccines, was saying words as big as ‘nutrigrain’. He was completely healthy and talking and then he wasn’t. It was like a switch had been flipped. The doctor convinced us that it wasn’t the vaccines so we trusted him and we vaccinated again and again… and we lost everything we had worked so hard to get back….all over again.

This happened. A lot of people don’t want me to tell you this but it’s the truth. I have nothing to gain by saying this. If anything, I have everything to lose. Being shunned isn’t something my family particularly enjoys but we know its not right to keep your mouth shut when you KNOW something is wrong. I couldn’t sleep at night if I didn’t tell people about this. This isnt just about a debate to me. This is about morals and what is right. This isn’t some “crazy anti-vax” story you are reading. People like to throw that term around to make parents like myself look like we’re wack-a-doos that have come unglued. A lot of people’s paychecks depend on making people like me look crazy. In fact, there are actually people that get paid to argue with people like me on social media! It’s all just so damn insane I can’t begin to squeeze it into one post..

And back to the “anti-vaxxer” crap, something I’d also LOVE to point out, our child was vaccinated over twenty times. That is NOT anti-vaccine. We were just regular parents who trusted the system and it let us down, and has ultimately turned us into ‘the enemy’ when all we want in the world is REAL help for our kids and the right to keep toxins out of their bodies. I hate to admit this but we didn’t care until it happened to us. I stand up because I want people to care. I want people to fight for freedom of choice when it comes to our children’s bodies. I do it for my son’s future.

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Autism does NOT equal unintelligent.

4 Jan

My son has autism. A lot of times people think this diagnosis means that he is unintelligent. That could not be further from the truth. In fact, he’s probably smarter than a lot of you. (Haha no offense, but the kid was doing 7th grade work as a 4th grader!) He has trouble getting his words out at times and he has no interest in small talking about things that don’t matter to him. He doesn’t care about what’s popular and he doesn’t lie or deceive. He’s as literal, honest, and as blunt as can be with a heart of 100% pure gold. New social situations can be very uncomfortable for him because he feels as if everyone is playing a game that he doesn’t know the rules to. And because his diagnosis is invisible and he looks ‘typical’, people tend to expect him to know these unsaid social rules so they react negatively to him when he doesn’t. This leads to very lonely feelings for him because he feels left out. People tend to think people with autism want to be loners…when really most of them want to fit in but sometimes they just don’t know how to start a conversation or how to say hi.

Autism is a vast spectrum and every case is so completely different. If you know someone with autism, find out what they are interested in and strike up a conversation. Make the effort to get to know them. I guarantee you won’t regret it.

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Original post on my Facebook page- Rockin Mom

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Bergamot

27 Sep

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Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) is a citrus fruit whose rind is used for extracting bergamot essential oil. It has a fresh, citrusy, uplifting smell that I absolutely LOVE. It’s one of the oils that is used in the Young Living oils blends ‘Joy’ & ‘Gentle Baby’. Use Bergamot diluted- one part essential oil-four parts of your choice of carrier oil)

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* I am obviously not a doctor, nurse, or any type of health professional. This site is for informational purposes only.  Consult a doctor before making any decisions about treatment of any conditions you may have, or think you may have. Many opinions expressed on my blog are based on articles I have read, as well as my own thoughts, knowledge, and experiences.  So in other words, use your own brain..I’m assuming you will cause you were smart enough to make it to this awesome page! ;)

FireKing Electronic Lock Key Cabinet

22 Sep

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Today I’m reviewing the FireKing E-Lock Steel Key Cabinet. The cabinet is 12″ H x 9 7/8″W x 2 1/2″D and is very well made compared to some of the other key cabinets on the market. It has 30 key tag slots and also includes the key tags and key clips. The cabinet is made of quality heavy gauge steel and it has an attractive silver vein texture with a powder coat finish.

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There is up to a 30 key capacity and a super convenient key drop slot at the top of the cabinet. The Electronic Lock Key Cabinet also includes a key control chart, key loan tags, and batteries. The keyless entry is by far my favorite feature. There are up to 8 different keypad codes!

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If you’re in the market for a key cabinet I would definitely recommend the FireKing E-Lock Key Cabinet.

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Over 100 uses for Essential Oils

18 Sep

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-Use a few drops on a cotton ball. Stick it in your pocket or in your car.

-Put a few drops of your favorite oil into your vacuum cleaner bag. My favorite is Lemon & Lavender.

-Use lemon or orange oil to remove stickers, adhesive, or other sticky substances.

-Put a few drops on the collar of your shirt for aromatherapy throughout the day.

-For achy joints use one drop of eucalyptus, sage, and basil oil and mix with fifteen drops of carrier oil.

-For arthritis mix wintergreen and lemongrass with a carrier oil and massage on body.

-For colds mix lavender, rosemary, and eucalyptus in a carrier oil and put it in your bath water.

-For clogged pores apply some lemon and teatree oil to a cotton ball and wipe over affected areas.

-For wrinkles- vetiver, cedarwood, rosehip seed, sandalwood, frankincense, or geranium added to a carrier oil.

-To make perfume mix 25 drops total of three oils- a base note, a middle note, and a top note (Example- vetiver, lavender, and sweet orange) with 1 ounce of a good quality vodka. Let it sit for at least 2 weeks before using.

-For fresher carpets add 5 drops of lemon, ylang ylang and/or lavender to a box of baking soda. Sprinkle on carpet and vacuum later.

-For a great skin smoothing moisturizer mix lavender and organic cold pressed virgin coconut oil.

-For a fantastic exfoliator mix a couple of drops of lavender in a tablespoon of coconut oil. Add a half a teaspoon of sugar. Massage on face and rinse with warm water.

-Face scrub- mix 1/4 of plain yogurt with 5 drops of grapefruit oil, 3 drops of lavender, and 1/3 cup of cornstarch. Apply to face and rinse with cool water.

-Use rosewood oil and water in a spray bottle for a great toner. Shake well before each use.

-Massage Oil- add a few drops of your favorite oil to any carrier oil.

-Sunscreen- mix 5 drops of each carrot and myrrh to 15 drops of carrier oil. Some carrier oils can add extra spf

-For tension headaches massage some lavender oil on your temples and the back of your neck. Be cautious to keep it away from your eyes.

-For a fever mix one drop of lavender, peppermint and eucalyptus in a bowl of cool water and sponge onto body.

-ADD mix- promotes calming and confidence. lavender, vetiver, & cedarwood oil on the big toe or mixed with a carrier oil and applied to the back of the neck.

-Add a couple of drops of lemon and lime oil to your counters before wiping them down to disinfect and deodorize.

-Use a mixture a lime oil, lemon oil and water to wipe down your refrigerator.

-For a room freshener add lavender and vanilla oils to water in a spray bottle. Shake well before each use.

– For anxiety inhale vetiver, lime, and lavender. You can also apply the to your collar or to the back of your neck with a carrier oil.

-For motion sickness inhale or apply peppermint oil to the temples

-Put a few drops of lavender on a cotton ball and put it in your pillowcase for a good night’s sleep. Vetiver is a good alternative for men who don’t like the scent of lavender.

-For indigestion use bergamot or hyssop oil in a carrier oil and rub on abdomen.

-For depression inhale vetiver, orange, lemon, bergamot, lime, ylang ylang, or sweet orange oils.

-Use hyssop oil for strengthening the lungs and immune system.

-For fresher laundry drop a few drops of your favorite oil on a washcloth and stick it in the dryer with your wet clothes.

-For dogs with fleas add a couple of drops of lemongrass, lavender, and lemon oils on their collar.

-Use bergamot in a carrier oil to clean out dog’s ears.

– Disinfect sponges and kitchen brushes with lemon oil and water mix. Let sponges sit in the water over night.

-Disinfect toothbrushes with peppermint oil. Rinse well.

-For bathroom odors place a few drops of key lime and lemon oil on a cotton ball and place it behind your toilet.

-Use ylang ylang, helichrysum, lavender, geranium, and frankincense oils with coconut oil as the carrier oil for eczema. Apply to affected areas twice daily.

-To ward off spiders an mice use peppermint oil around window sills and doors.

-For flies make a spray with water, peppermint oil and lavender oil. Shake well each time before using.

– Use rosehip seed oil on your face for sun damage. It’s a dry oil so it won’t leave you looking greasy.

-To purify the air diffuse Thieves oil in a cool mist essential oil diffuser.

-Put a few drops of lavender or peppermint on your hair brush to promote growth.

-For colds and flu make your own ‘Vicks’ type mix with coconut oil and eucalyptus oil.

-To get rid of cigarette smoke smells make a spray with water, tea tree oil, rosemary oil, and eucalyptus oil. Shake well before each use.

– For acne mix lavender, cedarwood, or tea tree oil with a carrier oil apply to skin at night before bed.

-Mix 5 drops of lemon oil, lime oil, bergamot, and 1/8 cup vinegar with 1/2 cup of baking soda for a great sink scrub. Apply mixture to sink, scrub well, and rinse out with warm water.

-If you’re painting you can mix 10 ml of peppermint oil to the paint to help dispel the paint fumes.

-For an immune boost rub a couple of drops of lemon oil on your hands and one drop of oil of oregano on your big toe.

-To freshen up your car add a couple of drops of lemon oil and one drop of lavender oil on a cotton ball and stick it in your glovebox.

-Add a few drops of oil to your bath water for aromatherapy.

-Use a few drops of your favorite oil on your furnace filter to freshen up the whole house.

-Geranium, lemon, and thieves oil are all great for smelly shoes.

-For stretch marks mix a carrier oil with grapefruit oil, frankincense, lavender, myrrh, and coriander. Apply to problem areas.

-Make your holiday cards twice as sweet. Rub clove or cinnamon oil onto your envelopes with a cotton ball.

-Use thieves or lemon oil to make an antibacterial kitchen spray or to eliminate odors.

-For a mood boost inhale any citrusy smelling oil such as – lemon, orange, grapefruit, sweet orange, lime, or bergamot. They are all uplifting.

– To aide with concentration inhale peppermint, lemon, or grapefruit oils.

-For long lasting fruit mix a few drops of lemon oil and water in a bowl and wash your fruit in it.

-To curb your appetite inhale peppermint oil to lessen the urge.

-You can use oils to make a non scented oil scented, just put a few drops of oil into melted wax. Do not drop on candle when lit.

-For meditation use lavender, vetiver and clary sage.

-For extra focus at school out a drop of peppermint oil on your child’s coat and book bag .

-Clary sage and Rosemary are great for menstrual cramps.

-For a headache use peppermint oil and wintergreen with a carrier oil. Use on the back of your neck and on your temples.

-For poison oak or poison ivy mix 3 drops of peppermint or wintergreen with 5 drops of a carrier oil. Apply twice daily.

-For clarity and calm inhale frankincense.

-To avoid head lice or to treat head lice make a tea tree oil, thyme, lavender, geranium or spray with water. Spray directly on hair and on hoods, bookbags, and coats.

-For hair loss add a few drops of rosemary, lavender, and or cedarwood oil to your conditioner.

-For dry hair make your own hot oil with coconut oil, sandalwood, and lavender oil.

-For oily hair mix 9 drops of each lime, ylang ylang, and rosemary with 2 tbsp of carrier oil. Massage into scalp and shampoo like normal.

-Insect repellant- citronella oil, tea tree and peppermint with a carrier oil. Apply to exposed skin.

-For lung health use fir needle oil and eucalyptus oil. Use a carrier oil and massage into chest.

– For bruises mix clove and lavender with a carrier oil and apply to affected area as needed.

-For sprains use basil, pine, and wintergreen with a carrier oil and apply 3 times daily.

-For sunburn mix 2 drops lavender or rose oil with a teaspoon of coconut oil. Apply to affected areas.

-For neck pain mix birch and basil oils with a carrier oil and massage into trouble areas.

-For bee stings or bug bites apply 1-2 drops of peppermint or lavender oil directly to the bite or sting.

-To reduce candida and fungus in the body use a drop of oil of oregano on your big toe once a week.

-To make bath salts mix a cup of Epsom salt with 20 drops of the essential oils of your choice.

-Use jasmine or cedarwood oil when you’re nervous.

– Put a drop of peppermint oil behind your ears or on your wrists for nausea.

-Use lavender and valerian oil on the bottoms of your feet at bedtime for teeth grinding.

-Use Lavender oil on minor cuts, scratches, scrapes, or burns to promote healing and avoid scarring.

-Hangover helpers- juniper, lavender, cedarwood, lemon, and rosemary. Use in a warm bath.

-For cold sores use thieves oil.

-For better circulation add 8 drops of neroli oil to your bath water with 2 cups of Epsom salt.

-Simmer clove, lemon or cinnamon in water to eliminate kitchen odors.

-Snoring helper- 3 drops of thyme on the bottom of your foot at bedtime.

– For psoriasis make a mix of coconut oils and bergamot, geranium, sandalwood, calendula, and lavender oil. Apply to affected areas twice daily.

– For a toothache use clove oil with a carrier oil.

-Sesame oil can be used as a moisturizer, it has a slight SPF, and it can also lower stress & blood pressure. This oil has been shown to slow the growth of cancer cells.

-Use rose oil to balance hormones and combat PMS.

-Use geranium oil to reduce scarring, boost circulation, and to reduce bloating. It can also calm inflammation.

-For high blood pressure use Melissa oil.

-For a sedative use Clary sage oil. It’s also very useful for PMS symptoms.

-Use pine oil for respiratory issues, joint pain, eczema, and arthritis.

-For digestion issues an cramps use black pepper oil.

-For sore feet soak in warm water with peppermint and vetiver oil.

There are tons of other ways to use oils but this list is a good place to start! How do you use essential oils in your home?

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*I am not a doctor or nurse. I do not diagnose or treat illnesses. This site is for informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before making any decisions about treatment of any conditions you may have, or think you may have. Many opinions expressed on my blog are based on articles I have read, as well as my own thoughts, knowledge, and experiences.  So in other words, use your own brain..I’m assuming you will cause you were smart enough to make it to this awesome page! ;)

Pilot Pens

13 Sep

Today I’m reviewing some great office supplies by Pilot. Pens, to be more specific. I’ll start off by telling you a little about the different ‘B2P Bottle 2 Pen’ pens. As the name says, they are pens made out of recycled water bottles which I think is pretty freakin’ spiffy! They’re refillable, retractable, and they come in all different colors ( B2P Colors Multi , B2P Gel ) and also a ball point model ( B2P Ball Pen ). Im a picky pen person and I’m definitely a fan. They just feel nice in your hand. That’s a good thing in my book.

The Frixion clicker is the next pen I want to tell ya’ll about. It’s actually an erasable gel pen! I didn’t even know they made such a thing. The erasable pens I used to have in school weren’t exactly ‘erasable’. I can remember tearing my paper up when I was trying to erase my mistakes. The Frixion clicker is nothing like the old erasable pens, it actually erases just like a pencil mark would. I’m definitely impressed with this one.

The Frixion highlighter is pretty much exactly like the Frixion erasable pen only in a highlighter version. It erases extremely well!

Last, but definitely not least, the Acroball Fine Pt pen was fabulous as well. It feels great in your hand and provides effortlessly smooth writing.

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Another important New autism study that Mainstream media should be reporting

9 Sep

The public is not readily given accurate knowledge where autism is concerned. This makes things very difficult when trying to make fully informed decisions as a parent.

http://www.ms.academicjournals.org/article/article1409245960_Deisher%20et%20al.pdf

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