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Hurt, Scared, Sad.

When I was younger, if I was hurting, my Mum or Dad would kiss it until it was better.

If I was scared, they would tell me why it wasn’t scary and leave a light on because it would stop things from feeling so terrifying. 553 more words


Have Your Most Important Today

Some things jolt our priorities into perspective. We, or someone close to us, receives a diagnosis. We hear of a shooting, terror attack, or unimaginable accident. 301 more words


Multiple System Atrophy, Together; We Can Do It

I have stated many times in the past few years that my brother died from Multiple System Atrophy. It wasn’t only my brother who passed away. 292 more words


Mum is Very Poorly Now

Mum is very poorly now. I went home today and she’s much like she was in February the day before she went into a coma. At that point we thought she only had hours to live, but it’s been six months since then. 319 more words


The Beauty of not being good enough - (Getting "Cut" from the team)

My daughter got cut from the varsity volleyball team this fall. Having poured herself into that sport for the last four years and with dreams to even play in college, it was a blow of colossal proportions. 1,016 more words

Terminal Illness

California Adopts Assisted Suicide Bill

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill on October 5, 2015 that makes California the fifth state to allow physician assisted suicide (“PAS”).  Governor Brown indicated that he is unsure if he would utilize PAS himself.   122 more words


California Passes Right to Die Law

New Law Permits Terminally Ill Patients to End Their Lives.

Known as the End of Life Option Act, California’s newest law decriminalizes self-end to one’s life and allows terminally ill people to end their lives humanely.   644 more words

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