I read your blog Paul.
I relate to so much of it. Since my diagnosis and recurrence I try to live my life as full as I can.
Reading, trying new things, travelling to new places, spending more time with my family and friends.
And trying to accept that I will die at some point. Probably a lot earlier than if it didn’t don’t ha e PC.
A friend and ex colleague of mine died in January aged 63, she had several heart attacks on 2/1/18. A stent was fitted to a blocked artery and a few days later she was sent home, elated that she had survived and ready to travel more, work less.
Unfortunately when she got home she sat in a chair and immediately had several more heart attacks from which she never recovered. At her funeral on 29/1 her son spoke of her saying to her husband “it’s time to stop working and enjoying life more”
People don’t realise the time to live is now, not when I reach this or that. You may never reach that point.
Much of the poem and what you say resonates with me.
Thank you for sharing your blog Paul.