Vomiting Without Warning
Author: Stacy M.
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Testimonial ID: 6628-OR
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I was home from church today with sick kiddos. Well, at least it started out that way. Everyone seems to be better now. Since the virus attacked our church, five McDonald children have managed to get hit, and I felt a few waves of nausea today myself.
My daughter, Melissa woke up sick this morning and almost lost it in the shower. However, quick-thinking girl that she is, she ran down and asked me for a few drops of DiGize in a capsule. She took that and settled down in the living room to listen to a sermon and rest. I went ahead and took one too for good measure. Here is Melissa's experience in her own words:
"This morning, as I turned off my alarm clock and rolled out of bed, I felt a wave of nausea coming on. I thought perhaps I was just really hungry, so I thought no more of it. But, when I got into the shower, the nausea started to build. So, I got out of the shower and sat down to relieve my somewhat weak legs. I felt like I might collapse.
"Finally, as I made my way to my room, my breathing quickened, and I felt hot and clammy all over. I sat down for a few more moments, and then went downstairs to try and eat something. But the nausea just got worse, and food sounded sickening...not only food, but coffee too! I love my coffee, so that was a big deal for me!
"I quickly went over to my mom's room, asked for the DiGize and a gelcap. I placed three drops of the oil blend into the capsule and took that along with rubbing some on my stomach. I laid on the couch for a few minutes and it seemed as though the nausea was taking a turn for the better! My mom also started to diffuse Thieves. I have felt pretty good most of the day, and it is now 4:23 and I feel almost completely normal! =) I'm praising God for the gift of oils!"
My 13 yo daughter, Abigail, gave us no warning. She began vomiting suddenly yesterday evening right before we were to leave for a caroling party. I'll spare you the details.
Needless to say, she (and I) stayed home. I didn't give her any oils, since she was already vomiting. Mostly because I remember my years of morning sickness (yes, years, cumulatively). We're to treat others the way we want to be treated, and I know I would not have appreciated anyone giving me a capsule to swallow in the middle of hugging the toilet.
Plus, my Dr. Mom motto has always been "nothing on the stomach for at least an hour after vomiting." And since she never made it that long (while awake), I just didn't bother. Probably not the best call, but that was my logic. However, she came down this morning asking for oils (smart kid). So, I rubbed some oils on her tummy and also started the diffuser. A few minutes later she told me she was "starving."
The other children who had it earlier in the week also began the "sudden vomiting with no warning" routine, so they didn't get the DiGize either. I did, however, put a drop of Peppermint in the toilet in between "episode." I figured if I had to have my face in the toilet, I'd rather smell Peppermint than anything else.
I think the rest of us will take the DiGize preventatively until we're sure this nasty virus is gone from our midst.
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