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Organ-ising my thoughts on becoming a donor

It was just yesterday that this question once again reared its ugly head. But first, let us go back to the very beginning.

A year or two back I was sitting in a coffee shop with my now fiancée, and as conversations we have tend to do, we gradually erred into sharing our thoughts on the more serious aspects of life. 1,230 more words

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Two Years – We’re Still In This

We’re not sure what we thought would happen when we started this blog two years ago. What did happen though, is that we’ve reached 68,000 people to spread the word about organ donation, written over 100 blog posts, met a lot of amazing people, and watched Jim and his family receive the gift of life. 136 more words

Committee to look at ways to boost Saskatchewan's low organ donation rate

REGINA – A legislative committee will look at ways to boost what Premier Brad Wall has called Saskatchewan’s “dubious record” on organ donations.

Health Minister Dustin Duncan tabled a motion in the legislature Thursday calling for the review and says he’d like to see recommendations by the end of November. 357 more words

Health

And Back Again

It’s been two weeks since Rosie left this world for her heavenly home.  Last night was the first time I really broke down and cried.  Not the nice tears running down the cheeks but the kind of crying that makes the whole bed shake. 722 more words

1 Organ Donor Can Save 8 Lives @TrilliumGift

More than 85% of Ontarians are in favour of organ donation.

However, only one in four Ontarians have registered their consent to donate. It only takes two minutes to register… 86 more words

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Effects of Cystic Fibrosis (explained)

May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month. Cystic Fibrosis is commonly referred to as CF. Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disease that effects around 30,000 adults and children in the United States and about 40,000 more world wide. 1,302 more words

Selfless Sacrifice

I’ve been thinking about sacrifice lately. It might be because I’ve been reading and preaching through the Book of Hebrews at my church. It also might be because of the selfless act of a friend of mine that I’ve witnessed. 801 more words