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Big Chuck

August 12, 2013

Colonoscopy isn't much of a pain in the ...


And then, just as Ella was about to find her little yellow basket, it was over. Thanks and good night everybody. Don’t forget to tip your waitresses.

Soon my wife came to drive me home. I gave a thumb’s up to my friends from the Starship Enterprise and was wheeled out to my car. Other than the prep the day before that can be a little (euphemism alert) “challenging,” my colonoscopy event was quick, easy, painless and quite reassuring on my mind.

I couldn’t have been in better hands at Bassett and I sincerely urge everyone age 50 and above to go get it done. There is nothing to worry about, trust me. It’s a piece of cake.

And speaking of cake, where is it? I am famished!

I’ll catch you in two …

“Big Chuck” D’IMPERIO can be heard on weekdays beginning at 6 a.m. on WDOS-AM 730 in Oneonta, and also on Thursday nights from 7-9 p.m. on WSRK-FM 103.9 for his “Oldies Jukebox Show.” You can find “Big Chuck” on Facebook under Upstate New York Books. He invites you to contact him at His columns can be found at

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