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A time for everything.

This afternoon I checked my Facebook from a year ago. This is what I found:

It’s been a challenging 36 hours. Thursday, Richard became more weak than ever before. 853 more words

Finding More

Denial

Don’t look at me that way.

Turn off that pitying face.

I don’t want your sympathetic stare.

I want you to see ME.

Don’t tell me you know. 90 more words

Giving the Ultimate Gift: Granting the Wish to Die at Home

At The Australian, Andrew McMillen writes on palliative care as a critical service, and of the “power and the grace” required to care for those who are terminally ill and grant their final wish: to die peacefully, at home. 374 more words

Nonfiction

JOURNAL 02-14-2017 [Happy Valentines Day, and don't forget to take your meds]

Well, it was a good week all in all. Last week that is. I was off the Ofev (150 Mg) and after three days the diarrhea was gone. 880 more words

Breathing Disorder

Portraits Playlist

Some of you have asked if I could share my playlist from my last post, Letting Go. I made it a few years ago after my mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer. 51 more words

Breast Cancer

Finding Home

The last week has been tough for me. Waves of grief have been welling up and crashing into me. Last year at this time, Richard’s physical condition dramatically deteriorated and we entered into his last few weeks of life. 1,342 more words

Being Human

JOURNAL 02-11-2017 [catching up]

I have a little confession to make.

When I was first diagnosed with IPF, I got this sense of relief. It was relief of my earthly obligations. 547 more words

Breathing Disorder