It’s the little things that make old age fun: like MRIs

I felt like a turkey sliding into an oven.

Unfortunately for me, there were no candied yams, cranberries, stuffing or gravy being slathered over me. Instead, I was stuffed into a $3 million machine that took a picture of my brain.

I keep having a number of health firsts lately. Maladies such as colon cancer, prostate cancer, brain tumors, diabetes, hypertension and Alzheimer’s hang from my family’s medical history tree: Gifts that keep giving. I’ve often said that I’ve taken better care of my still-perfectly-running Hyundai Elantra than I have of myself.

It’s probably still true, but the gap is closing.

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