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06-14-2013

 
Posted Friday, June 21st 2013 @ 4am

I recently picked a new primary care doctor. After two visits and exhaustive lab tests, she said I was doing fairly well for my age. A little concerned about that comment, I couldn't resist asking her, 'Do you think I'll live to be 80?' She asked, 'Do you smoke tobacco, or drink beer, wine or hard liquor?' 'Oh no,' I replied. 'I'm not doing drugs, either!' Then she asked, 'Do you eat rib-eye steaks and barbecued ribs?' 'I said, 'Not much... My former doctor said that all red meat is very unhealthy!' 'Do you spend a lot of time in the sun, like playing golf, boating, sailing, hiking, or bicycling?'  'No, I don't,' I said. She asked, 'Do you gamble, drive fast cars, or mess around with women a lot?'  'No,' I said... She looked at me and said,.. 'Then, why do you even care?”

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