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Life is too short!

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Life is too short! Heard that before? Of course you have! So here is a story, to prove that very point.

As I have mentioned, way too many times, about my final leg/vein session in the morning, so I am, and will continue to be for several weeks after tomorrow on recovery. DH, luv that guy, decided "Hey, Let's go take off for another DRIVE, STOP, WALK, day!" It passes the time, and we get an adventure day!

Off we went, stopping periodically along the way, to walk. We talked about having lunch, something "special" like a NEW ENGLAND LOBSTER ROLL! Yum! So we stopped at a little diner in Mystic, Connecticut. We ordered, awaiting lunch, and started to see all kinds of action. Fire truck, police car, ambulance, all ENTERING the lot! WTHeck?!?!?!

As it so happened, a couple had decided to stop and enjoy their lunch. The wife had recently been released from the hospital, and was FINE, but needed to get out and enjoy the beautiful weather. She went to the restroom, collasped, and died. Sad, very sad, but her husband was by her side. But the point is this...."SHE WANTED to go out, enjoy the day, do whatever would make HER and HER HUBBY HAPPY!" And THEY DID!

As My DH and I got back into our car, of course, we talked about it, but we both agreed.....
LIFE IS WAY TOO SHORT! Live, laugh, and love, whenever, wherever, and however you can.
And me, well we are okay! DH and I are doing just fine, and we will continue to be as Healthy as we can be, eating as healthy as we can, exercise however we can, and live life to the fullest, cause "Life is way too short!"
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  • PATTYR81
    1683 days ago
    You are so right. I am happy you and DH had a wonderful time, Fran.
    Death is like birth, natural and inevitable. It is about what we do until then, and where we will be afterwards.
    Bless you!
    1683 days ago
    Sad, but important message! Always have fun in life. That's why my DH & I are travelling as much as possible. Going out and enjoying each other, being with the people that make you happy, living life like you want. It's all that matters.

    My family all went on a cruise to Alaska in Aug 2004 together 2 months after my dad had a heart attack and had a stent put in (it was already booked and he felt good). We celebrated my parents 50th anniversary even though it was early (optimum time with teenage grandkids). After we came back, he was diagnosed with lung cancer that spread to his brain....he died in Dec that same year. Life IS too short - we're all thankful that we had that trip together with him as a family one last time.
    1683 days ago
    emoticon for the important life is precious message.

    Let's use our good china and wear out best clothes and dance as often as possible. Burn our candles today! Every day is a special occasion.

    I will be thinking of you tomorrow. emoticon
    1683 days ago
  • KERRYG155
    So sad but Oh, so true! We have to enjoy the time we have because we never know how long we have. Glad they got to enjoy a bit of time together. You drive, stop, walk journeys sound great!
    1683 days ago
    You are so right to enjoy each day.
    1683 days ago
    Fran that is so true we all need to live our life's now because no one is promised tomorrow...that must of been a very sad & horrific thing to witness at the restaurant emoticon ....My DH schedules (splits it up) his vacation's yearly so that he can take 7-10 days off almost every month and we can just go if we want to....
    Anyway I will be thinking of you tomorrow,,,sending love & emoticon

    1683 days ago
    Fran, how very sad for that couple, but hooray for you two getting out and enjoying life when you want to! Life IS too short! When my husband passed away we had no idea he was even sick and all our plans went away suddenly. I do SO wish we'd done more spur of the moment things and just enjoyed little bits of time here and there instead of 'waiting for retirement!' It never came. Continue to plan and DO THINGS!!

    Good to hear you're doing well, too!

    1684 days ago
    Goof job!
    1684 days ago
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