Giving Grandma peace of mind

After working most of her life, Grandma finally retired. At her next checkup, the new doctor told her to bring a list of all the medicines that had been prescribed for her.

As the young doctor was looking through these, his eyes grew wide as he realised she had a prescription for birth control pills.

“Mrs. Smith, do you realise these are birth control pills?” The doctor asked.

“Yes, they help me sleep at night” She replied.

“Mrs. Smith, I assure you there is absolutely nothing in these that could possibly help you sleep!”

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She reached out and patted the young Doctor’s knee. “Yes, dear, I know that. But every morning, I grind one up and mix it in the glass of orange juice that my 16 year old granddaughter drinks… and believe me, it helps me sleep at night”


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