No Beer?

No Beer?


Recently…Ok, over the past few months…I noticed something weird happening to my body. My clothes that fit me a year ago were feeling tighter and I had this roll of flab hanging over my pants. I was concerned that I had possibly swallowed a seed and had a watermelon growing in my stomach. What other explanation could there be?

I made an appointment with my doctor. I was hoping we could avoid surgery and there was another way to remove the watermelon. As I was explaining the problem to my doctor, he told me to get on the scale.

Fifteen pounds heavier than I was a year ago. This is one big melon!

“Have you been eating more than usual?”

“No, I always try to watch my diet.”

“Do you drink beer?”

“Yeah, so…what’s wrong with that? I’ve read that having a beer or two a day is good for your health.”

“Do you only have one or two a day?”

“Ok, so maybe I’ve had enough to keep me healthy for the next five years.”

[Read more…]