Skip to content

Almonds Are A Girls Best Friend

An updated blog, written 12 months ago…..

Gary Strachan - "Write" Said Fred

Recently an acquaintance relayed an assumption they’d formed about relationships, in particular those where one party suffered from terminal illness.

They opined, that under those circumstances the partnership would be one of unrelenting cordiality.

After all your relationship together is on borrowed time; how could you possibly argue anymore?

Their presumption being, despite the patient and family being under terrible strain at times, your remaining time together should be free from marital disharmony.

As the partner of the sufferer, how could you reconcile your feelings of guilt (after the inevitable happens) if not 100% supportive of their plight throughout?

They proffered a cancer sufferer should not have to contend with the additional strain of spousal arguments. In particular when they’ve had to contend with chemotherapy, scans, endoscopies, X-Rays, lumbar punctures, daily/monthly treatments and hundreds of hours in hospital waiting rooms.

Not to mention the further stress the sufferer endures being a…

View original post 356 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Facebook Group – Write Said Fred

Follow Gary Strachan – "Write" Said Fred on

Archive of Narratives

Language Translation

Follow me on Twitter

Blog Stats

  • 104,221 Site Hits

Blog Stats

  • 104,221 hits

Blog Calendar

March 2017
%d bloggers like this: