So, I checked her MRI to make sure nothing horrible had happened, and then went to meet with she and her husband. By the time I got there she was already improving.
Dr. Grumpy: "So you're feeling better now?"
Mrs. Oldbutcute: "Yes, but I was completely paralyzed for a while."
Dr. Grumpy: "Well, that was the medication, and it's wearing off now. It caused you to be dead from the waist down."
Mr. Oldbutcute: "Hell, doc, she's been dead from the waist down for 40 years."
He ducked as a copy of Newsweek came flying at him.