Awhile ago I wrote a little blog post about a friend of mine who found out that he had cancer. I wrote about how his situation reminded me of the 1980s show thirtysomething where one of the characters got cancer.
On the show thirtysomething the woman beat her cancer and the show was cancelled before the cancer had a chance to come back.
Real life is very different. In real life cancer does not follow a tv viewing season and go into remission so that the audience will return at the start of the next season. Cancer does whatever it wants, whenever it wants.
Tomorrow morning I will attend my friend’s funeral. Less than six months after finding out there was a nasty and vicious little lump in the middle of his brain, my friend has died.