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Mon Jul 27

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WendyBG replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 8:15 PM

Re: Pre-op for exchange surgery & fat transplant

<Why not cut the sleeves off the long sleeved shirts? or are they too warm for summer.>

I wear them in winter and don't want to ruin them. Most of them are light jackets and sweaters, not shirts.

<I will actually be having [more]

Sat Jul 25

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WendyBG posted to the Women's Health Issues board. 5:48 PM

Pre-op for exchange surgery & fat transplant

As a breast cancer survivor, I am extremely fortunate that my cancer was Stage 1. I did not need chemotherapy or radiation. [Jumping for joy!] All I need now is to complete reconstructive surgery.

My bilateral mastectomy with implantation of [more]

Thu Jul 23

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WendyBG replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:58 AM

Re: How to put clothes in consignment?

<I donated a whole slew of clothes (really nice stuff) to a local women's shelter after I lost a bunch of weight. >

Thanks, AngelMay. That is a really nice idea!
Wendy

Wed Jul 22

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WendyBG replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:58 PM

Re: How to put clothes in consignment?

<Have you considered consulting a good tailor? If they are that nice, it might be worth while to go to a tailor instead of consigning them. >

That's a good idea.

I'm a dressmaker myself. I think I might pin them and see if [more]

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WendyBG posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:28 PM

How to put clothes in consignment?

Today I went "shopping" in my own closet. Trying on my dresses for the first time since bilateral mastectomy (cancer surgery) took my 42DDD breasts (1500 g each) and replaced them with much smaller reconstructed "breast mounds" [more]

Sun Jul 19

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WendyBG posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:17 AM

OT: Networked brains solve problems better

Not just science fiction anymore.

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Sat Jul 18

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WendyBG posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:00 PM

OT: Dating site scams

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Wed Jul 15

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WendyBG posted to the Atheist Fools board. 5:23 PM

Ancient roots of atheism and science

I recommend the book, "The Swerve: How the World Became Modern," by Stephen Greenblatt.

"The Swerve" describes the discovery of the Roman poet/ philosopher Lucretius' "On the Nature of Things" by an early [more]

Mon Jul 13

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WendyBG replied to the Estate Planning and the Fool board. 3:59 PM

Re: Inheritance tax for married couples

I don't know the answers to your questions, sorry. Hopefully, one of the lawyers on this board can answer.

Wendy

Sun Jul 12

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WendyBG posted to the Estate Planning and the Fool board. 2:49 PM

Inheritance tax for married couples

http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-new-tax-break-for-married-coup...



A New Tax Break for Married Couples
The IRS issues final rules [more]

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WendyBG posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:48 PM

Estate tax for married couples: final rules

http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-new-tax-break-for-married-coup...



A New Tax Break for Married Couples
The IRS issues final rules [more]

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WendyBG posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:37 PM

Control Panel: More waiting

Today's Control Panel is similar to last week's Control Panel.

No decision on Greece, but discussions have shifted from finance ministers (who actually understand money) to politicians because there was no agreement and trust [more]

Fri Jul 10

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WendyBG posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:57 PM

OT: FDA warns on NSAIDs

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WendyBG replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 12:07 AM

Re: Thoughts on Chinese investing

brittlerock added to your Favorite Fools list.

Brittlerock, I wish there was a super-rec because your post is worth 10 of most rec'd posts.

Wendy

Wed Jul 8

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WendyBG posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:38 PM

Asian markets hit hard

I don't usually post between weekly Control Panels, but the China area markets were hit hard and it looks like signal, not noise. The Hong Kong market gapped down...fell off a cliff.

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Tue Jul 7

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WendyBG replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:03 PM

Re: Chinese margin speculators

If China's leaders are shocked by a sudden downturn, they might decide to curtail their purchases of U.S. Treasuries. That could lead to rising long-term interest rates that the Federal Reserve can't control, much as Alan Greenspan called falling [more]

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WendyBG replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:44 PM

Re: I did it!

Hooray for you, neveragain! <Applause!>

You are on a roll...a healthy, thrifty roll, not a cinnamon roll.

I look forward to hearing more success stories from you.

In your corner,
Wendy

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WendyBG replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:35 AM

Re: Chinese margin speculators

<it's also possible that it will be quite minor to the American economy>

I agree with you. I wasn't thinking so much about the effect on the American economy as the possibility of a severe recession, or even a depression, on the [more]

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