Posts tagged ‘hospice’

July 13, 2019

‘in the end, we all just want the same thing’

by duncanr

a beautiful short film about a woman who provides palliative care to sick, wounded, or dying animals
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please watch video to the end [turn captions on if you’re struggling to follow her scottish accent]


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in 2015, doctors gave Alexis Fleming just 6 weeks to live . . .

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September 22, 2015

Love is . . .

by duncanr

this vid, capturing a tender moment when 92 yr old ‘toy boy’ Howard sings a love song to the woman he has been married to for 73 years, his dying 93 yr old wife, Laura, has gone viral in last few days – so many of you will already have seen it and know the back story

for those who haven’t, click to watch the video on Youtube and read the accompanying information about Howard and Laura

August 2, 2014

Viva Les Fran├žais

by duncanr

dead heart rateWhen my wife was dying, I refused offers to have her admitted to a hospice – preferring to look after her myself, at home

it was not easy, but it was a labour of love – she was my woman, and I would have given my life if it would have saved hers

when it is my time to go though – because I know what is involved (I don’t want any of my kids carrying me to the toilet and wiping my arse) – I will not . . .

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