Is it not a matter of personal choice whether we choose to risk our life and health by indulging in pies, whisky and cigarettes (or, for that matter, canoeing, ecstasy and hang gliding)?Amen to that.
It may be frustrating for a doctor that we make their job harder by being so wilfully human. But the sole purpose of our lives should not be to make our doctor’s life easier.
The writer of the article from which the quote was taken is performing at the Edinburgh Fringe in August. On the evidence above, one might assume it'll be well worth a watch.
Hopefully, they'll tour other parts of the country, at some point, as I like to stay as far away from Nicola Turgid and her monster raving health police as possible.