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CJ News & Views

A Good Day

Creak wakes up ... happy?

A Mother's Smothering

My mother has a death grip on my life and is digging her claws in deeper. Not surprisingly, I'm miserable. What do I do? -- Overwhelmed Ollie

A Mother's Ill Effect

My mother is very judgmental and it's causing problems for my girlfriend, who came from a very supportive, non-criticising family. How do I fix this? -- Mulling Michael

The Inconsistent Mother

One minute my mom is presenting me with lavish gifts, the next criticising me for my lack of thrift. What is going on here? -- Bob in Bloomington

Stretching Is So In

Stretching in public can lead to good things, Seth finds.

Sick and Scared

I've been sick with a cough and severe congestion for over a week now. I don't want to schedule a doctor's appointment because it's always a pain and they may not see me until another week or so ... but I don't know if I can last that long. I'm miserable. What can I do? -- Ill Ashley

Worn Out

Lately, I've just felt tired and exhausted all the time. Is something wrong with me? -- Rustic Ryan

The Picky Drinker

I hate the taste of water, but I know it's good for me. How can I grow to like it? -- Finicky Phyllis