Long Life

I recently picked a new primary care physician. 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 think I’ll live to be 90?"

He asked, do you smoke tobacco or drink beer/wine?" "Oh no," I replied. "I’m not doing either."

Then he asked, "Do you eat rib-eye steaks and barbecued ribs?" I said, "No, my other Doctor said that all red meat is very unhealthy!"

"Do you spend a lot of time in the sun, like playing golf, sailing, hiking, or bicycling?"

No, I don’t," I said.

He asked, "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, "Then why do you care if you live to be 90?

~ by yougottobekidding on June 9, 2013.

One Response to “Long Life”

  1. LOL !!

    Sent from my iPhone

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