Tag: death

Ethical Proponents of Patient End-of-Life Decision Making Using Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Techniques

Major medical advancements have revolutionized the field of medicine in recent years, including procedures such as the one undertaken by Dr. Adrian Owen and his research team regarding the use of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to detect levels of consciousness in permanently vegetative state (PVS) patients. Similar to other medical interventions, this technique has […]

Tuesday’s with Morrie.

Decided to reread a favourite novel that I had the opportunity to read during my undergraduate degree. If you’re looking to gain some inspiration and insight into the mysteries of life, the aging process, and learning to cope with dying then you really need to check out this book, Tuesday’s with Morrie by Mitch Albom. Such a […]

Stay.

It’s been two days and the grief has yet to subside. It comes in waves, one minute i’m perfectly fine minding my own business and doing my assignments, the next minute i’m tearing up. They say time heals all wounds and I know it’ll take time for the raw emotions to pass, but at this […]

All dogs go to heaven.

“Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he’s owned a dog. A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes.” -Gene Hill Today I let go of one of my closest friends, a family member and a loving […]

Genie you're free

Came across this while reading an article about the last days of Robin Williams life. Such a scary and sad reality, but it’s important for people to realize that depression really is a silent scourge and it’s hard for others to pick up on the signs. Still the world shines a little less bright with the […]

Days 36-43

It’s been a bumpy ride coming back to school. I do feel the weather has had an impact on my mood, plus not constantly being surrounded by people has also been a little difficult. However, I am in a much better place compared to where I was in December. I have now moved from the […]

Farewell Dear Angel

Yesterday the world truly lost a special person. Normally I wouldn’t write a blog about this, but I truly think the world is a little less bright today. I learned that my friend and fellow peer guide Francis passed away from a brief illness. It honestly feels like a punch to the heart, i feel […]