A for arthritis,
B for bad back,
C is for chest pains. Perhaps 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)

H high blood pressure
(I'd rather have low)

I for incisions with scars you can show.

J is for joints, that now fail to flex

L for libido--what happened to sex?

Wait! I forgot about K!

K is for my knees
that crack when they're bent

(Please forgive me,
my Memory ain't worth a cent)

   N for neurosis, pinched nerves and stiff neck

O is for osteo- and all bones that crack

P for prescriptions, I have quite a few

Give me another pill; I'll be good as new!

Q is for queasiness. Fatal or flu?

R is for reflux--
one meal turns into two

S is for sleepless nights,
counting my fears

T for tinnitus--I hear bells in my ears

U is for urinary: difficulties with flow

V is for vertigo, that's "dizzy", you know.
 

W is worry, now what's going 'round?

X is for X ray--
and what might be found.

Y for another year I've left behind

Z is for zest that I still have my mind,

Have survived all the symptoms my body's deployed,  And kept twenty-six doctors gainfully employed!!!  

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(contributed by Steve Hughes - Spencer, WV)

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