Sunday, September 17, 2017

Beeswax and Helping

If you want to be a good friend during a medical crisis, ask how you can help. Don't say, 'how can I help?' Ask 'Do you need anything from the grocery store? I'm going later today.' Mow their lawn. Pick up their kids from school. All those things. Anything you can do.

However, its 'none of your beeswax' on what exactly their health issues are so:
  1. Do not interrogate them daily on what's the latest from their doctor 
  2. Do not tell the world every little detail you interrogated out of them. Its not your story to tell.
  3. Do not tell them your cousin's hairdresser's uncle's neighbor's son had the same thing and their treatment was what your friend has and they died in the end. Or conversely, their treatment was different and must be better because they lived another two years.
So remember, do not interrogate, its not your beeswax to share, and any other treatment anyone else had is irrelevant.

But go mow their lawn.....

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