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Wednesday, August 11, 2004

Yeah, well, I KNEW it was just a matter of time till those drastic gastric bypasses (for those too lazy to exercise, and/or learn how to diet) would catch up to them. Now...the next thing we'll hear, there will be lawsuits galore. Please, people, how about some moderate exercise, some moderate eating of a balanced diet...and losing weight that way?

Deaths Raise Fears Over Stomach Stapling

Sugerman estimated more than 110,000 gastric bypasses will be done in the United States this year. Complications strike as many as 1 in 5 patients, and it is believed that for every 200 patients, 1 to 4 will die.

You can read the whole article by clicking on the link.

I finally finished the new website/blog, but had to do some outside painting today. DH and I will move all his stuff from the barn to the garage later this afternoon--and I wanted to get some painting done ahead of that. The old wash-house looks great with fresh paint, and things are starting to shape up. Ah, one of these days...we will only have to maintain all this and that will seem like no work at all compared to what we've been through since last October.

More tomorrow, I hope!

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