Tag Archives: death

What price hope?

It really is interesting the things people say when they learn that you have a serious, inevitably terminal disease. I mean – what can one say? “So sorry, enjoy your final days” ….. probably not. “Bummer, glad it’s not me!” … Continue reading

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End of life ?

I’m going a bit philosophical this blog. Asking the question – what constitutes the end of life? A week ago my father passed away – died. His living life ended. He died in hospital peacefully following a short illness. He … Continue reading

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Life and death – the harsh reality.

It is easy to read philosophical thoughts on death, I have an excellent one at the head of this blog. It is another to react to them all in the same way when reality actually hits. Take for the example … Continue reading

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Regrets and mistakes ………

…….. are memories made. When the moment comes for us to die, all we really have is our memories, memories created over a lifetime. A lifetime of decisions made, interactions with  people, and choices which have forged the ongoing  course … Continue reading

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The real killer.

I have formed a belief over the years that the main problem in maintaining health is stress. Stress is often called “The silent killer.” I believe this to be true, and I, like many countless people over time have sought … Continue reading

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The meaning of life.

Last night, as I walked the dogs pre-bedtime I looked at the fabulously clear skies, the myriad of stars, and the gorgeous milky way, and I was minded to ask the question ” what places us in this vast cosmos?” … Continue reading

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The reality.

…….. “the tests confirm my diagnosis – its Myeloma” These words were said to me last week by the Haemotologist. These words are hard to take in, I am still taking them in, trying to rationalise my thoughts, trying to … Continue reading

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