My good friend, Wendy has written about the possibility of being run over by a bus… a subject that is very pertinent to both of us – more of our “not normal” life.
We have both joked about the possibility…
Wendy and I met initially in Sheffield, in July 2011. While crossing a road in the city centre, I did get pretty close to being run over by a bus – they had a bus lane on the right-hand side of the road, for goodness sake! How was I supposed to know? Pfffft! It still didn’t get me! And I was able to dance in the fountains.
Having seen Wendy’s researched statistics, I am pretty sure that my death will come at the hands of myeloma or its emissaries, not by a bus.
Sadly, there are some people outside of the incurable cancer journey who just don’t get it. Maybe reading this will allow a bit more understanding of what we live with.
How many times have I heard that I could get run over by a bus any time or other such platitudes about how none of us know when our number is up when I talk about my life shortening diagnosis. I know it is partly because people don’t know what to say and yes it is true there is a very remote chance I could get run over by a bus…………..
About 2 in 1000000000 to be precise
I think it is far far more likely that I will die of a Myeloma related cause, in fact I would gamble my life on it!
I love this video, I don’t know why it makes me laugh so much, Jesus is being so positive and upbeat singing I will survive and then what happens…I won’t spoil the ending!
I know of 5 people between the age of 35 and 60 with…
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