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The Business of Dying by Christina Knowles

 As an atheist, I shudder at the thought of a chaplain at my bedside when it’s my time to die. However, today I was privileged to listen to a truly profound and helpful chaplain guide someone close to me on “the business of dying.” 556 more words

Secular Sense

No Place like Home - Blog 54

After what we hoped would be a short top up visit to Hospital, Dad has finally returned home… 7days later than expected.

The last week has seen him deal with a number of different emotions, lots of pain, many low moments and confusion as to which was up & down. 448 more words


Immunotherapy (Rovalpituzumab Tesirine: Rova-T SC16L6.5) – Blog 52

Yesterday we attended the scheduled appointment at the Hospital in Valencia with regards to seeing if Dad would be a suitable candidate to take part in the Clinical Study being carried out on patients with Lung Cancer. 797 more words

Lung Cancer

Double Exposure

This time it felt like the lowering of the coffin was taking place in a slow-motion film. When it finally bottomed, the descent seemed deeper than usual too. 529 more words

Facing Death

Even The Sun...

Weekly Posted Cancer Story

Episode 1

Gloomy cloud, heavy chest, imperial thoughts take over your brain, you once thought your brain is all yours and you have power over it, well not anymore as everything starts to fall apart, start shutting all people around you and you let no one to get into that dark place you’ve built for your own amusement.You like Its darkness, it surrounds you as a form of narcotics, convince you that you’re worthless.

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Death is not that bad at all,

as it helps me to be alive,

Staring death right in the face,

I know I now survive. 52 more words

No Reservations Required


Author Jean Lee faced the bizarre coincidence of having both her parents diagnosed with Alzheimer’s on the very same day. She wrote about this in her book, … 788 more words