Ruth Walters

High Cholesterol - Poem by Ruth Walters

I've got high cholesterol,
my doctor diagnosed it.
According to my doctor
my bad fats overflowing.

I was a tad perplexed
and thought that I'd been hexed
'I'm on a low fat diet,
that's fruit and veg, I said.

'Ah', said he, 'that's ‘cause,
your mum and dad designed ya.
It's in the genes you know
but don't let science blind ya'

I took my jeans right off
and looked right down each leg.
Well I'm not dumb I tell ya,
now I wear skirts instead.

Topic(s) of this poem: Funny

Comments about High Cholesterol by Ruth Walters

  • (9/17/2012 2:47:00 AM)

    Good stuff, you are a card, no sense skirting around such serious issues. (Report) Reply

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  • Valerie Dohren (8/9/2012 2:49:00 PM)

    This is fabulous Ruth, so funny - They've got us all on statins haven't they (helps to fill their coffers don't ya know! !) . (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 9, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, June 27, 2014

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