Not Much Longer for this World

6 Mar

Who knows how long any of us have but,most hope to leave something better for our children and subsequent generations.

Auld Acquaintance

In July last year after having taken a stroke the hospital consultant told me in no uncertain manner that I would die in the next 5 years. That is a pretty brutal thing to say to anyone. He was in no doubt that I would be gone from either a massive stroke or a heart attack. No Ifs, no Buts, No doubts about it.
Given my family history..he may be right. My mother died at the age of 62 from pancreatic cancer. My grandmother died of cancer in a similarly early age. My  father lasted a bit longer into his early 70’s before dying of heart failure. My brother died a couple of years back at the age of 67.
The prognosis is not good.

I may or may not make it much longer, only time will tell.

So given all that dire possible consequence, there would not be really…

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