I do not want to cause you worry or anxiety, but I feel it is only fair to warn you that I have hit another bumpy patch in the road and will be in the hospital for a couple of days next week. Being one of those unfortunates with rampant cholesterol despite meds it appears that all of the Big Macs and KFC chkn I did NOT eat over the past 83 years has somehow found its way into my right carotid artery and there is nothing for it but to call in Roto-Rooter. Not to worry....I have been assured that the risk is miniscule....a paltry 1% as compared to a 50% risk of a stroke or whatever. I go in Thursday, July 22 and should be home by the weekend or sooner. My only concern is the 30 seconds during which they must shut off the blood supply to my precious brain (my most favorite body part next to my good eye)........if I emerge without my sense of humor or without funny-brain function you all are instructed to pull the plug.........
I will post as soon as I can to report on this newest adventure (?). Good thoughts and prayers will be welcome.... I totally understand your unease....no one (especially me) wants an unfunny LO.
The New Yorker covers: March 17, 1934
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