Fred’s at Swedish Hospital recovering from an arterial bypass in his right leg. It’s been a dicey 10 days with lots of blood transfusions, deathly low blood pressures, and confusion confusion confusion. But Fred seems to be on the mend and in the midst of it all, he’s still good for a punchline.
NURSE: I’m just going to listen to your belly.
FRED: I’ve never had any problems with my belly, except keeping enough in it.