Friday, 17 May 2013

Doctor, doctor

One of my wonderfully resilient and feisty 90 plus year olds phones today to report on her medication.
"Do you want me to tell the truth (that she has not taken my carefully prescribed pills), or tell you what you want to hear just to please you ?"
"I guess you're going to lie",  I hastily respond.
"Indeed so".
"Ah well at least you're honest"
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