Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Who wants to live forever?

So just about an hour ago I was driving home and listening to Queen and the song "Who Wants To Live Forever" came on. It got me to thinking. Would I rather live forever or live with the specter of death hanging over my head constantly? On the one hand, knowing that I would be around forever and not having to worry about things like disease would be pretty sweet. The downside would be losing everybody that I care about, and there are a lot of you. I know that death is always a possibility and there are no guarantees in life up to and including life itself. I'm just saying, what if...

I tend to think that I would rather things were just as they are and here's why. Given the fact that I have this disease, and now that I am considerably more in control of my emotions, I am led to live each and every day to the fullest. To be the best I can be and squeeze every drop of... whatever from the life I have. I tend to think that if I put out to the universe that I am healthy and strong, and keep the vision in my head that I am alive and living life to the fullest, that is what the universe will give me.

Now, flip the coin over and lets say that I had an eternity to do whatever my heart desired. I already know how I lived when I thought I would leave this earth at oh, I dunno, 75-80... I sat around doing silly things with the mentality that I could always do it tomorrow or the next day. Now I realize that tomorrow may not arrive, no matter how stalwart the postman is. He will still make his appointed rounds but there may not be a package in his bag for me.

So... I apologize ahead of time if I bug any of you to do something over and over again, or if you call and get my voice-mail. I may just be a little bit busy... LIVING!

Until next post, I bid you peace.


  1. Forever is far too long for me. I love the fact that you are living each day to the fullest. That's just as it should be.

    Be Blessed

  2. Saw your post on my friend Liz Elayne's blog. Prayers nad blessings go out to you!