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My Buddy Doc.

Postby pdq67 » Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:09 pm

I found out this afternoon that Doc is in I/C at the UMC Medical Center here in Columbia, MO.

He's 73 or so, so not to be not expected.

Bad heart, kidneys going down, over weight, draining fluid out of him.

I am a wreck right now because Doc and I go back to early 1979.

He is an Eye Doctor is why I call him Doc. He does my eyeglasses..

When we both were divorced back then, we lived together like a couple of, "Bachelor Brothers"... From Sept, '79 until Feb, '83.

Had more fun than you could shake a stick at!!

I ended up having to transfer up to South Bend for AP Green, so we separated and it wasn't a year or so later, we both got remarried.

Please offer up some prayers for Doc.

Thank you.

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Re: My Buddy Doc.

Postby pdq67 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 2:11 pm

Thanks everybody that at least looked in here!

But no comments though??

I am 69.5 years old or so, so it's like me checking in on my older Brother..

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Re: My Buddy Doc.

Postby miniv8 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 2:43 pm

I'm sorry about your friends condition, at this age, it's all those little things that add up..
It sure is nice you guys had a good time together.

I recently turned 65 and had to choose a new primary care physician for my Medicare program.

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 will live to be 80?"

He asked: Do you smoke tobacco or drink alcoholic beverages?"

"Oh no," I replied. "and I don't do drugs, either."

"Do you have many friends and entertain frequently?"

"I said, "No, I usually just stay home and keep to myself".

"Do you eat rib-eye steaks and barbecued ribs?"

I said, "No, my other doctor said that all the red meat is unhealthy!"

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

"No, I sure don't," I said.

"Do you gamble, drive fast cars, or have a lot of [Blank Post]?"

"No," I said. "I don't do any of those things."

He looked at me and said, "Then why the hell would you want to live till' you're eighty?
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Re: My Buddy Doc.

Postby pdq67 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:27 pm

Great joke!!

Now Doc just called about 30 minutes ago from the Med Center so I think he is going to be OK!

I was half a sleep and thought I was dreaming so got my wife to pull up the call.

I can't move fast enough to answer our phone because my left hip/leg hurt's so bad is all.

I went to my Dr's appointment today to see about getting me fixed up.

And thanks guys for any prayers offered up for my way long time Buddy, Doc!

I lose him and I will be SOL because I won't have any Buddies left! I have already lost Harry, (my down south of B'Ham Buddy), and Bob, (my old RR/CO Buddy!!

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Re: My Buddy Doc.

Postby pdq67 » Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:16 am

I just got off the phone with Doc.

He is going to be OK unless the SHTF.

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