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  • Hidden Past

    A retired couple are at the golf coarse for their weekly game together.
    At the 15th tee and just as the wife is about to address the ball, the husband says, "dear I have something to tell you, it's been bothering me for years and I need to get it off my chest." The wife steps back and in a concerned voice asks, "what is it dear" "40 years ago I had an affair and I've been ashamed ever since, can you forgive me"? The wife replys "dear, we've been together far too long for that to affect our marriage, of coarse I forgive you". The wife hits her ball and the husband steps up and just before he addresses the ball, the wife says, "dear I too have something to confess, 45 years ago, I had a sex change operation, I'm really a man".
    The husband is totally shocked and throws a fit, he tosses his golf club into the fairway, kicks his ball into the bushes and stomps off the tee, turns and says, "how could you'? You've lied, cheated and deceived me all these years you've been playing from the womens tee".
    Every great thing that has ever happened since the beginning of time has started as a single thought in someones mind.
    So if you are capable of thought then you are capable of great things
    Good luck and stay well.
    Glen

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    Re: Hidden Past

    Pretty good one Glen,
    Reminds me of the story of a foursome that always played together on Wednesdays. They were at the eighth hole one day, at the back of the golf course, when a funeral procession passed by along the road behind the course. One of the players stopped what he was doing, stood still with his head bowed and his cap in his hand until the procession had passed.

    One of the other players remarked at how respectful he had been, and he replied, “Yes, we were married for forty-seven years.”
    Burt

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      Re: Hidden Past

      As long as we're talking golf -

      A pediatrician, a surgeon and a managed care physician were playing their usual Wednesday round of golf. They started discussing how much of their capitated income was actually spent on patient care. Specifically, they started to compare how they decided what portion of the collection to keep for themselves and what portion to use on their respective patients.

      The pediatrician explains:
      "I draw a circle around myself and toss the money in the air. Whatever lands in the circle I keep for myself. What ever lands outside the circle, I use for the patients."

      The surgeon then adds:
      "I use a similar method, except that whatever lands in the circle I use for patient care, and whatever lands outside the circle I keep for my personal needs."

      The managed care executive said, "Well, I'm a religious man. When I toss the money in the air, I figure that any money God wants the patients to have, He can take."
      • 1995: Brigham & Women’s Hospital - diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation
      • 2004: Falkner Hospital – diagnosed with Congestive Heart Failure
      • 2004: Tufts NEMC– diagnosed with “End Stage” Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
      • 2005: Genetic Test – Laboratory for Molecular Medicine. HCM confirmed – missense mutation detected in TNNT2 gene
      • 2009: Brigham & Women’s - Third cardioversion begin Amiodarone for AFib
      • 2011: Brigham & Women’s - Medtronic ICD implant

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