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TUC Dying to Work Campaign

Health trust signs up to charter for workers with terminal illness.

Southport and Ormskirk hospitals backs TUC Dying to Work campaign, it’s the first NHS employer to sign up to the charter. 166 more words

9: An Introduction to...Saying Goodbye.

When I enter “Diabetes and Grief” into google, I am met with many results comparing a diabetes diagnosis to the stages of grief. Links to Blogs about the loss of a life without injections, guides about going through the motions as you mourn the death of your functioning pancreas and the ability to eat without a thought, scholarly articles linking the psychological and physiological impact of a diagnosis. 873 more words


When Breath Becomes Air- reflections from Dr. Lucy Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air,

by Paul Kalanithi, M.D.,

a memoir

( This is an update of a previous post. This post contains an affiliate,commission paying link) 786 more words


Living with a terminal cancer diagnosis...My Journey.

Excerpts from my journal so far…

December 29 2015.

I HAVE CANCER. This is a statement of fact and the more I say it the more it sinks in. 1,210 more words

Your Lie in April Anime Review

Arima Kousei is haunted by the figure of his deceased mother anytime he tries to play the piano to the point where he can no longer hear the notes. 1,458 more words


As someone who survived lung disease, Breaking Bad has an extra special meaning to me

With this week being the 5 year anniversary of my lung biopsy, I’ve been thinking about Walter White of Breaking Bad and his battle with lung cancer. 232 more words

Dear Friend Whose Mum's Terminally Ill

When my Mum was first diagnosed as terminally ill, I didn’t know anybody who had been through anything similar. Even now, I know very few, but unfortunately, I have a couple of friends whose Mums have recently been diagnosed as terminally ill. 1,354 more words