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Dying with Dignity: Brittany Maynard's Last Fight

With much debate, Brittany Murphy, a 29-year-old terminally ill brain cancer patient, made the decision to end her own life on November 1, 2014. After receiving her terminally ill diagnosis, Brittany moved to Oregon with her family, a state where she could make the choice to end her life on her terms before the disease took her life. 103 more words

The Next Day: Saturday 22nd November 2014

Mum’s decline over the past few weeks has been rapid. From not being able to get out of bed unaided, to needing two people to move her, to not being able to lift the water bottle with the straw  to her mouth, to taking fluids from a syringe that she operated, to needing someone else to do that for her. 212 more words

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The 1,000 Pieces Of Paper Cranes

There was once this guy who was very much in love with his girl. This romantic guy folded 1,000 pieces of paper cranes as a gift to his girl. 465 more words

Love

Another Day, Another Scan

The life of a cancer patient is often riddled with tests and scans in between normal visits and treatments, and I’m certainly no different. We are headed to Penn today for a PET scan. 579 more words

People losing their shit over non-stick pans

Through the years, I’ve only ever been at home to witness the underwhelming conga line of daytime television when I’ve been sick. I particularly remember having the flu right around the time when Marlena on Days of Our Lives was possessed by the devil. 247 more words

Writer

Now is Good

Release Date: 2012

Plot Outline: Tessa has terminal cancer. She is angry, she is scared, she is living life at full speed. She has a bucket list and not much time to complete it. 344 more words

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Glen Campbell's Last Song...

If this doesn’t kick you in the gut, I don’t know what will.  Such a heartbreaking disease – for the family and for the person afflicted.   17 more words