After two visits and exhaustive lab tests, he said I was doing “fairly well” for my age.
A little concerned about that comment, I couldn’t resist asking him,
» “Do you smoke tobacco or drink alcoholic beverages?” “Oh no,” I replied. “I don’t do drugs, either”.
» “Do you have many friends and entertain frequently?” I said, “No, I usually stay home and keep to myself”.
» “Do you eat rib-eye steaks and barbecued ribs?” I said, “No, my other doctor said that all red meat is unhealthy!”
» “Do you spend a lot of time in the sun, like playing golf, sailing, hiking, or bicycling?” “No, I don’t,” I said.
» “Do you gamble, drive fast cars, or have a lot of sex?” “No,” I said. “I don’t do any of those things”.
He looked at me and said:
April 06, 2015 | By Starts at Sixty Writers in Humour | Original Source: startsatsixty.com.au "The wisest words a doctor has ever said."