“Perfectly normal at your age!” said the GP.
I had asked about the significance of a radiology report, which said I was suffering from ‘Severe Degenerative Spinal Disease’.
“Do I panic?” was my question. But the GP was not at all sympathetic.
“It’s OK for you,” I thought, “You only look about 35.”
The scan of my back was quite incidental to the real problem, which was to do with a much more abdominal part of my anatomy (See “Mind your P’s and Q’s”).