Tag Archives: death

A reminder of what a diagnosis feels like . . .

  I am a member of a forum on Facebook for people doing dialysis, living with Kidney Disease, caregivers or health professionals dealing with Chronic Kidney Disease. The other day a man bravely wrote a post on the forum about … Continue reading

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My Decision . . .

I wanted to write and share something in this post that is possibly the most difficult decision I’ve ever made. Even as I write this my heart is beating fast in my chest. I’ve spoken to some friends and family … Continue reading

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Finding a new way to REMEMBER . . .

Thirty-five years ago today, November 4th, my Mom died of complications related to Lupus. Every November 4th I take time to remember and honour her. And to acknowledge her presence in my life even today. I remember her everyday but … Continue reading

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Alone, Together . . .

My life experience has continually reminded me that life is a journey we take alone. (Not just death.) My Mom died when I was six so I’ve never taken relationships for granted.  I’ve always had friends – even people I … Continue reading

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Taking a moment to give THANKS . . .

On the machine . . . doing my weekend long stretch. Two hours and 11 minutes left. Getting a great dialysis session in. (After today I will have done 9 hours in less than 24 hours – over the course of … Continue reading

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