Category Archive: End of Life

Tomorrow Isn’t Promised

“Sadly people always believe they will have time later; trauma taught my family tomorrow isn’t promised.”  Alisa Hughley 2012 At 16, Carey Hughley excitedly showed his little sister, Alisa, 12, his brand new driver’s license.  He… Continue reading

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Day Three of my Health Activist Writers Monthly Challenge, and I’m thrilled to be taking part in it with my blogging buddies Marie Ennis O’Connor and Jan Hasak,…

Beginnings and Endings

“Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.  I’ve felt that many times.  My hope for all of us is that “the miles we… Continue reading

Does it have to be this way?

My dear dear uncle is at this very minute suffering from bed sores. Bed sores or pressure sores are horrible.  The skin completely disintegrates…losing layers of skin, exposing tissue under the skin. They… Continue reading

Angels In Our Midst 2

Pinktober–never heard this word before starting to use twitter in October 2011.  Now I’ll never think of October in the same way again.  All because of the dynamism of one woman, Rachel Cheetham… Continue reading

Angels in Our Midst

“The joy of life after cancer” is the tagline for Toddler Planet, a blog written by a beautiful woman.  Strong, brave, talented, brilliant, loving, funny:  these are words used to portray her.  Blessed… Continue reading

Wanderings in Puerto Rico #EOL

A  breeze keeps him cool in the tropical sun as he plays.  Impishly he smiles at his sister, then makes a rush at her.   He almost catches her, the little lizard wriggling in… Continue reading