A friend has broke the news he's on his way out with terminal cancer. Few months to live. Rattled me but not half as much as it has rattled him. Poor sod. Said he's gonna get laid and get drunk.... Good on him.
What would you do and how would you spend your time if you had little money and a few months to live?
I would steal all my food and anything else I wanted from the shops because you cant prosecute a dead person huh Have a mud fight Start a riot over something I felt strongly about - perhaps should not have publicly declared that here but oh well Hug everyone Get drunk and stoned Steal cars tractors diggers, buses anything with 4 wheels and engine that Ive never had the chance to drive Would do a few other things that I cant mention here... Tell my son I love him even though I tell him all the time all the time. Take my son to events Theres a lot more I would do but don't have the finances so I would have to do some crime to pay for things like visiting Tibet, Thailand, Russia, Mongolia, See more of Scotland. Clear my debt so family don't have that burden Arrange my funeral buried or cremated which ever is cheapest. So long as its Scotland Give my Apple Mac and drums to my son and my woodworking tools to the ex. Write my mother a letter telling her to rot in fucking hell
I am thinking of organising a Strip-o-gram and a bunch of folk to turn up at local pub for this guy. He needs a fun send off huh! Might raise some money for a gang bang prostitute party for him Three or four sexy women to entertain him for the night, Wander how much that would cost....
I would party, I have not partied enough in my life. I would get off my face, meet new people, shag anyone I fancied and try and spread the little bit of wisdom I have learnt so far. And laugh loads too. 😁
It's hard to say, everyone has to come to terms with this sooner or later, though mostly we don't get much notice. For me personally, it would be finding carers for the dogs and birds, if I knew that they were safe I would not be too concerned about moving on myself.
I do feel for you, Treestump, and for your friend. Hope that you both manage to live peacefully with this knowledge xxx
Well this guy has a dog that was gifted to him by a really lovely lady who does a lot of charity work in the area. She gave him her gorgeous wee dog to keep him company because he is a lonely soul. What is bizarre and quite freaky is that the dog has very recently been admitted to the vets to have a cyst removed. The cyst in the dog was discovered in the last week and Tony was in hospital this last week too with heart attack and new diagnosis of terminal cancer. Its almost like his dog was suffering in sympathy. The dog must have known he was ill. Dogs can sense ill health.
Thanks Corvus - its him I feel sorry for real shame. Yazz you should party hard my Darlin' life is evidently too short. :-)
- I am working tonight but whats your excuse Yazz? it Saturday night, what ya doing sat on a forum talking to us muppets lol!
i think what you might say you would do an what you would do might be very different
Agree Valdez, We might want to be reckless and have heaps of sex drugs and rock n roll but in reality, if you know you're on your way out then there are funerals to arrange. people to see, and depression that sinks in deep leaving you feeling lethargic and not up for any fun.
I was going to have a word with the ladies at the local charity to see if they/ we could organise something for him... something nice you know. But he is a very private loner type so I'm not sure how well received a party would be?
I'd spend as much time as possible with my family, making pottery, blacksmithing and planting trees. Every night I'd fall asleep with my arms around my wife, and every morning I woke up alive I'd celebrate by bringing her a filter coffee and slice of toast in bed.
I've done my partying already, it was great but it's in the past.
Depends what I would be able to do.Would like to take my offspring to the magical places i have been, but maybe best left in the past as much has changed drastically in India and Nepal from what it was 30 years ago.Make sure offspring are set up properly and my departure is all arranged and paid for .I already wrote and gave offspring my "when Im gone letter"as I dont agree with leaving letters that are denied a response as the writer is gone.There are things I would love to do now,like have a horse a longtime dream,but money wont allow and Im not sue my joints would hack it.A lovely kind person to be with takes years to nurture,so that cant be a realistic thing.When you are low and ill that dictates what you are able to do.The trouble is with getting older is the aches and pains tend to stay and accumulate,not come and go again.