As an aging baby boomer, conversations with my doctor frequently include one of my least favorite five-syllable â€œCâ€ words.
â€œYou should have one,â€ she often says at my random annual physicals.
Drats, an exam a few years back revealed a few polyps. And so, the â€œCâ€ word remained a fixture when visiting Dr. Should, my vigilant personal physician. If there hadnâ€™t been any polyps I could have ignored another colonoscopy for maybe a decade. Frankly Iâ€™m fond of procrastination. Itâ€™s one of my favorite five-syllable words.
Unfortunately, polyps mean more follow-up exams. Alas, Iâ€™ll probably need another â€œsoon.â€ Continue reading →