I don’t even know where to begin with this rambling, long-winded, hostile response from MH. ... ....
I don't even know where to begin with this rambling, long-winded, hostile response from MH.
You should really try thinking before you respond and try having a little thought behind your words.
"You are the only problem" and "anything past 18 months" we're basically poisoning our children. Wow. Just wow. Where on earth do you get your information? We were evolved to nurse for much longer than what you're saying. Think Hunter/Gatherer times when wo/man faced real dangers every day and thus were designed to be able to feed our children in these times of duress. It's certainly no longer necessary but my God what you're saying is ludicrous! Yes, all of a sudden, BAM, at 18 months our milk suddenly turns to poisons, parasites, toxicity. Never mind that most of that stuff comes out through sweat, urination, defecation. and also exhaling.
I only recently out that I have chronic Lyme and do you think it's easy to just stop breastfeeding your child who loves it so much and benefits enormously on an emotional and spiritual level from this act of love? "Set her free'' you say as if I've imprisoned her. Why this mentality toward breastfeeding? Every child is different and there's nothing debilitating about a child who wants this closeness with her mama while she's still A SMALL CHILD.
As for all the harm I've caused her thank goodness for something in Chinese Medicine called Upright Qi. This is the Qi that kept any symptoms at bay for the many years I've probably had this. (I suddenly woke up one day with crazy neurological symptoms and arthritis right after a horrible personal tragedy). This is the Qi that people who are at peace and joyful contain and why there are many people walking around with spirochetes, cancer cells, you name it and will never know because this Qi, our Upright Qi has strength to keep these pathogens or what have you in the background. Never giving them the strength to really make you sick. By allowing my daughter to be who she wants and not pushing her away before she's ready, her Upright Qi has been fortified and strengthened. Not many things will do it as a beautiful, secure, bond-filled childhood. Oh, and that bit about children can't be as healthy as parents is another of your many bogus claims. Life experiences, happy childhood, nutrition, herbs, acupuncture, exercise are just a few things that make a being unique and ensure that we are all individuals not only on the outside but deep within us in our biosphere.
I will never ask a question here again. Are you the main herbalist here? I'll stop short at insulting you and just leave it at you and I have completely different outlooks on health, breastfeeding, the body, etc.. I don't believe you even answered my main question. If you did, I could barely understand it or perhaps it got lost in the jumble of other things you decided to discuss.