Will i live to see 80


    Will I Live to see 80?

    Here's something to think about.

    I recently picked a new primary care doctor. After two visits and exhaustive Lab tests, he said I was doing 'fairly well' for my age. (I just turned 60.)

    A little concerned about that comment, I couldn't resist asking him, 'Do you think I'll live to be 80?'

    He asked, 'Do you smoke tobacco, or drink beer or wine?'

    'Oh no,' I replied.. 'I'm not doing drugs, either!'

    Then he 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, 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.

    He looked at me and said,... 'Then, why do you even CARE?

    +5  Views: 1629 Answers: 3 Posted: 8 years ago

    LOL. I don't get it, but it's funny.
    terryfossil 1

    she does not do anything with her life,so why does she want to live,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

    3 Answers

    Both of my parents lived to be 82 and 84, my grandmother died at 105. My life will be cut short because of diabetes (darn! and I hate taking shots!)




    jh, don't be so quick to think your life is shortened, b/c I took care of old people that were on insulin and lived to be in their upper 80s .My own life expectancy was sequed(sp) ? b/c of my history of endometrial cancer 7yrs ago.

    I Did not get where i am today by haveing sex,and fast cars,it might have help though,

    terryfossil 1

    C'mon Hec,you got a fair way to go yet mate........................

    Do not have sex in a fast car, wait until the car is stopped or you will certainly shorten your life.

    I'm tired of dying at 80 or 90. So I have decided to stay here a lot longer and I'm glad to see the medical industry so willing to step-up to the un-dying challenge as they break down the doors of death. If you feel like hanging in there with me, you're welcome to join the party. 80 is just a number as is 160...think big and go far beyond the records. 200 sounds interesting if I can look, feel and think young at that age and beyond. 

    terryfossil 1

    75 will do me Robert, i am not greedy,,,,,,,,,,,,,

    Michael Jackson said in an interview in the 90s, that he wasn't going to die :-\
    terryfossil 1

    he was wrong MCM<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

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