Poppy can’t do that

Me: Every time you go to your hydrotherapy session with Chloe all Poppy and the puppies do is wait for you to come home. It’s the sweetest thing.

Nell: They aren’t puppies. They’ll be 6 next year.

Me: They’ll always be puppies to me.

Nell: I lost half a kilo, by the way. Chloe is extremely pleased with me.

Me: Well done. Kev’s lost weight too.

Nell: It’s probably the worry. It’s a stressful time.

Me: I should have lost loads then but I haven’t.

Nell: Of course you haven’t. You’ve been living off cake for weeks.

Me: It’s comforting and Poppy makes the best cakes.

Nell: I know but as soon as you’ve got through this we will be starting a new regime.

Me: Can we start it after Christmas?

Nell: I’ll think about it.

Me: I was talking to the cancer nurse yesterday and she said my operation might be on 9th November.

Nell: Good.

Me: I have to call them next week to find out.

Nell: Write it on the whiteboard, please.

Me: I have. The nurse was really kind and said I can call her any time and no question was a silly one.

Nell: She’s right.

Me: She asked me if I had a good support network and I told her it was amazing and I couldn’t ask for more.

Nell: Yes, we are rather impressive if I say so myself.

Me: Sir Roger Blubbery brought me a mackerel this morning.

Nell: Why on earth did he do that?

Me: He had one going spare. The Beefies are supplying him with constant fresh fish. He’s their favourite.

Nell: And stop calling him ‘Sir’. He hasn’t been knighted yet.

Me: You’re wrong. Poppy knighted him yesterday.

Nell: Poppy can’t do that.

Me: She already did. Sorry.

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