FGBVs versus the "c" word

3 years ago

My dad is a little worried. He has had a “sudden change in bathroom habits” this last week. He’s a doctor, and he knows the odds favor an intestinal infection of some kind, but he’s getting a colonoscopy because it can also be a sign of the “C” word: cancer. I don’t like that. I don’t like that at all.

A friend of mine is also having an endoscopy to “rule out” cancer in his esophagus. Yeah. That means the doctor thinks there is at least a chance of cancer. I don’t like that. I don’t like that at all.

So, I ask you to send FGBVs to my dad and Eric so that the doctors find NOTHING. That’s what we want. For there to be NOTHING resembling cancer or precancer in their bodies.

For those not in the know, which are legion by now, FGBVs are Fairy God-Betty Vibes. You see, many friends and fellow blog commenters on the site where I became Betty Fokker are atheists/agnostics, and couldn’t really throw prayers out for those in need. However, they did want to send good thoughts, well wishes, and hope to anyone who needed it. Thus, FGBVs were born. For those with faith (any kind) the FGBVs act as prayers. For those who don’t believe in any kind of deity, the FGBVs function as concern waves flowing toward the person in need. I’m not sure how this is all that different from prayers, but the atheists feel it is different so alrighty then. I’m easy.

Anyway, y’all send those FGBVs okay?

For whatever reason, divine intervention or some sort of quantum effect we don’t know about, this stuff appears to work: http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC1122963/reload=0;jsessionid=7x1vGwreHD3DzTXkN6dO.20

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