Today’s Joke: August 18

The Senior Citizen’s Alphabet

A is for arthritis

B is for bad back

C is for the chest pains. Corned beef? Cardiac?

D is for dental decay and decline

E is for eyesight–can’t read that top line

F is for fissures and fluid retention

G is for gas (which I’d rather not mention) and other gastrointestinal glitches

H is high blood pressure

I is for itches

J is for joints that are failing to flex

L for libido–what happened to sex?

Wait! I forgot about K for bad knees. I’ve got a few gaps in my…

M – is for memory (loss)

N is for nerve (pinched) and neck (stiff) and neurosis

O is for osteo-

P for porosis

Q is for queasiness. Fatal? Just flu?

R is for reflux–one meal becomes two

S is for sleepless nights counting my fears

T for tinnitus–bells in my ears

U is for difficulties urinary

V is for vertigo

W is worry

About what the X–as in X-ray–will find, but though the word terminal rushes to mind,
I’m proud, as each…

Y – year – goes by, to reveal a reservoir of undiminished…

Z – zeal–for checking the symptoms my body deployed, and keeping my twenty-six doctors employed