Sorry for the lateness of the hour. I was detained at work getting ready for May Sweeps which, regrettably, begin this Thursday. I do take comfort in knowing that as I post this, it is still Tuesday in Hawaii.
For those who have never played, the rules are simple: I offer two different questions, both related to the same topic, but you only choose one of them to actually answer.
Last week, Wil of "The Daily Snooze" made sure he wasn't napping when the Tuesday Two first appeared, because he was first to answer last week's question about mind reading. Congratulations, Wil!
Now, onto this week's choice of questions. And remember: don't answer both questions!
THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: DISEASE
What disease or illness are you most afraid of and what made you become afraid of it?
You are given the power to eliminate one specific disease. (For example, you can't say simply "Cancer;" you'd have to narrow it to a specific type of cancer.) Which disease would you eliminate and why?
Choose A or B, (indicate which question you're answering!) then either answer the question in a comment or answer it in your journal and include the link in a comment. (To be considered "first to play," a link must be to the specific entry in which you answered the question.)
Remember: choose one or the other...not both!
If I could eliminate just one disease, my choice amongst all of the truly horrible diseases and illnesses that afflict mankind would be Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Because it's what killed my mother at the age of 40, after fifteen years of increasingly debilitating pain and swelling rendered her confined to a wheelchair and barely able to lift her head. That's why.