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    May. 24, 2015, 02:39 PM
    What kind of bloodwork did you have done? Sounds like it could be a lot of things...autoimmune, Lyme disease, chronic fatigue, low iron, low blood...
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    May. 23, 2015, 07:04 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread Possible Cushings in Horse Care
    No, I am not confused; I'm responding to the OP's question. The OP's vet did not think it was necessary to test yet, and the OP was asking if there...
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    May. 23, 2015, 06:51 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread WOW, Michelle Obama in Off Topic
    I didn't read the comments. :( Some people are so....I don't know. Pathetic. I feel very inadequate. My pilates workout and 2 mile runs seem...
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    May. 23, 2015, 06:45 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread White Privilege in Off Topic
    Well....everyone could be considered responsible for perpetuating privilege if they refuse to acknowledge that it exists. I know I mentioned it...
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    May. 23, 2015, 06:27 AM
    Well, the good news is you don't have a huge, torsioned cyst. That is good. Everyone gets cysts after ovulating, so a small cyst is quite normal,...
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    May. 22, 2015, 09:23 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread White Privilege in Off Topic
    Nobody is trying to make you feel guilty. Wow, I am just so confused by the responses on this thread. :confused: Using EAH's example - an...
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    May. 22, 2015, 06:26 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread Plant ID in Off Topic
    Doesn't look like milkweed to me; at least not common milkweed. Monardia / Bee Balm? ...
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    May. 22, 2015, 08:10 AM
    I agree with the above posts. I don't buy this: "Hospitals won't admit her because she is a liability for them. She doesn't meet their minimum...
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    May. 22, 2015, 08:07 AM
    Well, I agree that we don't know the full story....I don't know that it is fair to say "the rider had it coming" but I don't think I'd have reacted...
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    May. 22, 2015, 07:11 AM
    Exactly. I can't tell much about the quality of your home based on the pictures, but in some older cities - half the rental houses look like this...
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    May. 22, 2015, 06:37 AM
    In my layperson's opinion - this is a doctor that does not understand the level of pain you are reporting. There is a miscommunication somewhere...
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    May. 22, 2015, 06:30 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread White Privilege in Off Topic
    Wow. So, if this country has opportunity for all races, all sexes - women should be paid as much for the same jobs as men, then, right? This...
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    May. 21, 2015, 06:39 PM
    Teacher salaries definitely depend on the region, but those salaries posted by nhwr are pretty high (particularly the average salary of $89k...I'd...
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    May. 21, 2015, 04:25 PM
    Your gynecologist can't get you in for a pelvic U/S in less than a WEEK? That's ridiculous! No way I'd take pain meds for a week to wait for a...
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    May. 21, 2015, 01:48 PM
    I agree. It may be support systems that kids need, or they may need a *different* education - not every student needs to be put in a college-prep...
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    May. 21, 2015, 12:57 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread White Privilege in Off Topic
    I can only go as far as to say that I *strive* not to judge people by their race. I don't think I'm perfect enough to say that I will never make any...
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    May. 21, 2015, 12:15 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread White Privilege in Off Topic
    Well, sure, at least you think you do. You, just like everyone else in the world, have biases. You may not even be aware of them, and they may not...
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    May. 21, 2015, 08:48 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread Possible Cushings in Horse Care
    I think that most people with a horse positively diagnosed with Cushings already follows much of this advice if it pertains - low NSC feed, low NSC...
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    May. 21, 2015, 08:00 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread White Privilege in Off Topic
    Of course. Sometimes is isn't about color of skin. But, for one thing, in many cases no one will EVER know for sure, so it is the perception that...
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    May. 21, 2015, 06:59 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread Paleo for a week? in Off Topic
    Agreed. There is no need for the catchy name or the absolute strictness against grains, especially because in and of themselves, whole grains are...
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    May. 21, 2015, 06:38 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread Possible Cushings in Horse Care
    Oh, he is on Prascend. I meant as a theoretical alternative, if one thought that Prascend would not effectively treat laminitis due to Cushings. ...
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    May. 21, 2015, 06:29 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread White Privilege in Off Topic
    Even before I read Docrider's post I was going to respond. Sure it *could* be for other factors, and that is very easy and convenient for a white...
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    May. 20, 2015, 07:34 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread Possible Cushings in Horse Care
    Well, if only it were that easy! Without treatment, the cure for laminitis in my pony is euthanasia. I'd love to hear any other suggestions for...
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    May. 20, 2015, 07:27 PM
    This happened to me when I was a kid. We were camping and I had a can of soda and set it down...came back a while later and took a swig, and had a...
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    May. 20, 2015, 03:21 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread White Privilege in Off Topic
    OK, well good luck. I hope you don't find yourself in the position I was in last year - in a group that was accused of racial bias and had to defend...
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    May. 20, 2015, 02:59 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread White Privilege in Off Topic
    It makes it real to ME. That is the point. There is no unbiased, omniscient, god-like judge of "reality" who gets to decide what is *real* or not. ...
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    May. 20, 2015, 01:07 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread White Privilege in Off Topic
    We all look through the lens of our own life experience - whether it is "lacking" or "rich" - and make assumptions and decisions based on that view. ...
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    May. 20, 2015, 10:51 AM
    Exactly. Grades are just a symbol to represent what students have actually learned. It doesn't matter if they have a "B" or a "fake B" or a "really...
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    May. 20, 2015, 07:53 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread Possible Cushings in Horse Care
    Sure, it could be a false positive. But a Cushings test only costs $80, if I recall correctly. It's not exactly expensive. Why not find out? My...
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    May. 20, 2015, 07:47 AM
    My horses sometimes rub their faces on each other and if they are shedding heavily they get hair in their eyes. I have had this happen once or twice...
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