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In Cornwall

I’m down in Cornwall this week staying with family. Because my Mum has a few weeks left to live we are trying to fit in as many enjoyable experiences as possible, although by the looks of things this will be the last big thing we attempt with her as she is not physically capable of doing a great deal at all at this stage. 157 more words

Dr. Aw: Knowing when to give up a terminal illness fight may help people to enjoy the end of their lives better

He was a patient I’ve known for years, a successful professional whose wife, years ago, had been diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer. From the very beginning the pair of them did everything they could to fight it. 762 more words

Health

Blog 28- Walking through the ancient forest

I have just got back from South Wales … We stayed in a former tavern called George House in Solva which is brilliant cottage with so many antiques and interesting paintings, it is so old but the owners have made it so easy with updated appliances. 863 more words

Living With MND

$0.14 to Save a Person's Financial Security

Officer D.D. Willingham, a 25 year veteran member of the Fort Worth Police Department has terminal stage four lung cancer.

Her employer, the city of Forth Worth, has a policy to terminate employment if a non-work related illness prevents an employee from working once their sick and vacation time runs out.  343 more words

On hearing the news

What would you say if your mother broke the news over the phone that her husband, your step-dad, has been given just months to live after the chemotherapy he has been receiving for the last 3 months has failed to make any impact on his mesothelioma? 146 more words

Death

Doctors are Downright Despicable Dogs!!!

I cannot even begin to explain my disappointment and anger in the medical community, mostly doctors, as I have gone through this crazy journey. I started this whole thing with the belief that these professionals, for lack of a better term, were actually there to help you, the patient. 1,563 more words

Chronic Pain