A’s for arthritis.
B’s the bad back.
C’s the chest pains, perhaps car-di-ac?
D is for dental decay and decline.
E is for eyesight, can’t read that top line!
F is for farting and fluid retention.
G is for gut droop, which I’d rather not mention.
H is high blood pressure – I’d rather it low.
I for incisions with scars you can show. J is for joints, out of socket, won’t mend.
K is for knees that crack when they bend.
L ‘s for libido, what happened to sex?
M is for memory, I forget what comes next.
N is neuralgia, in nerves way down low.
O is for osteo, bones that don’t grow!
P for prescriptions, I have quite a few. Just give me a pill, I’ll be good as new!
Q is for queasy, is it fatal or flu?
R is for reflux, one meal turns to two.
S: sleepless nights, counting my fears.
T is for Tinnitus, bells in my ears!
U is for urinary, troubles with flow.
V for vertigo, that’s ‘dizzy,’ you know.
W for worry, now what’s going ’round?
X is for X-ray, and what might be found.
Y’s for another year I’ve left behind.
Z is for zest I still have . . . in my mind!
I’ve survived all the symptoms, my body’s deployed.
I’m keeping twenty-six doctors fully employed!
Original author unknown, but I borrowed it from Nancy Hatch