Mindful Mortality Rob Spencer MD laughing in the face of death and dying jokes

A women accompanied her husband to the doctor’s office. After his checkup, the doctor called the wife into his office alone and told her, “Your husband’s condition is critical.  If you don’t do each of the following, your husband will surely die:

1. Every morning , fix him a healthy breakfast.

2. Be pleasant and make sure he is in a good mood.

3. For lunch, make him a nutritious meal.

4. For dinner, prepare him an especially nice meal.

5. Don’t burden him with chores.

6. Don’t argue or discuss your problems with him.”

On the way home, the husband asked his wife what the doctor told her.

She replied, “He said you’re going to die.”

Mindful Mortality Rob Spencer MD laughing in the face of death and dying jokes

I have bad news and worse news Mr. Jones. “What’s the bad news?” Your lab tests came back indicating you only have 24 hours to live. “What’s the worse news?” I’ve been trying to reach you since yesterday.