New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 3, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas
Page 8AHerald Zeltung, New Braunfels, Texas
Sunday, November 3, 1991
Eating toothpaste turns stiile into frown
DEAR ABBY: Recently our 3-year-old daughter ate almost a whole tube of a popular children s tooth-paste. It is attractively packaged, in a fun shape, and tastes almost like candy or gum. I was more irritated than worried until a good friend advised me to call our regional poison control center immediately.
Poison control told us that the fluoride in the toothpaste was a toxic substance — at least when more than three ounces were consumed at one time by a 33-pound child. They advised us to give her syrup of ipecac (which we fortunately had in our locked medicine cabinet) to induce vomiting. They also told us that the vomiting would probably continue for several hours, along with diarrhea.
It was a long, upsetting night for all of us. but thanks to our friend and the doctors at the poison control center, our daughter is fine today.
Abby, please warn all parents that , because a product does not have a warning label does not mean that it ‘ is safe for unsupervised use by children. Many household products are often left unlocked in bathroom cabinets and drawers, on counters, under sinks, often by the same un-, suspecting parents whocarefully lock up their medicines and cleaning supplies.
Please be more careful than I was. f And if you don’t have syrup of ipecac, purchase some today and post the number of your closest poison control center next to your telephone.
A WISER MOM IN CALIFORNIA
DEAR WISER MOM: Thank you for your helpful reminder to other parents. Phone numbers for your police department, fire department, poison control center and doctors should be clearly posted near every phone, especially in homes in which there are children. Ideally, children should be under constant supervision. But in reality, nobody can watch children IOO percent of the time.
DEAR ABBY: I am 5 foot 2 inches and weigh 90 pounds. I try very hard to gain weight, but my doctor tells me that I have an overactive metabolism, and that it w ill work itself
out someday. I try to accept thi and do whatever I can to stay h^lthy and gain weight. ^
What really bothers me is (ping called “skinny.” People say ^ean things like, “Every time I seeVou, you look skinnier and skinnier or they’ll grab my arm, measure it^ith their lingers, and say, “Gee, tour arms are skinny — you must eatake a bird.” I could never imagine someone saying to an overweight peron, “Every time I see you, you look fater and fatter!” |
Abby, the reason I am writings to make people aware that it hurl! a thin person to be called “skinny”ks much as it hurts an overweight person to be called “fat.” Also, its just as hard for a thin person to gap weight as it is for an overweight person to lose weight. I wish peops could start using words like “thii,
slim, slender or petite,” instead of “skinny, bony or scrawny.”
SICK OF BEING CALLED SKINNY
DEAR SICK: Although most offenders are probably more thoughtless than intentionally mean-spirited, your message deserves to be heard.
CONFIDENTIAL TO “GOT IT BAD IN HARTFORD, CONN.” Please send “Mr. Wonderful” on his way. There is no situation as hopeless as a single woman who’s got it bad for a married man who's never had it so good.
Abby’* family recipes are included in her cookbooklef. Send a long, self-addressed envelope, plus check or money order for $3.95 ($4.50 in Canada) to: Dear Abby, Cookbook!et, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, III. 61054. (Postage is included.)
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309 Hwy. 81 West New Bnunfels. TX 78130 625-6519
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ADVERTISED ITEM POLICY. Each of those advertised Items is required to be reodWv available for sale In each Kroger store, except as specifically noted In lh!* ad. lf we do run out of an advertised Hem. we will offer you your choice of a comparable Hem, when reflecting the same savings or a rain check which will entitle you to purchase the advertised price within 30 days. Only one vendor coupon win be accepted per Hem. RIGHT TO UMH RESERVED COPYRIGHT, 1991. THE KROGER CO.
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NOVEMBER 3 THRU TUES..
NOVEMBER 5, 1991.
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U.S.D.A. SELECT GRAIN FED UNTRIMMED WHOLESALE CUT
WHOLE BONELESS BEEF
BONELESS RIB EYE STEAKS LB. $3.99
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(ADDITIONAL QUANTITIES $3 19
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HALF GALLON CTN.
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