December 2005 - N. J. Lindquist

Archive Monthly Archives: December 2005

What Women Need to Know About Tiredness, Weight Gain, and the Thyroid

Looking back, I realize that my symptoms had begun at least five years earlier. I was often tired. My bed time kept getting earlier. I had to drag myself out of bed in the morning. My skin, especially on my back, was itchy. I bought lotions and bath oils to use but they only eased […]

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Basketballs in the Living Room Are Part of Life

While entertaining guests in our living room one day, I happened to glance under the piano bench, and there in all its splendour sat—a basketball. Was I embarrassed? Well, yes. But I remembered, not for the first time, a column by Erma Bombeck I read years ago. It was about her embarrassment at having a […]

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