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I Want to Donate My Body to Science When I Die

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    If It Can Help Make Another Better Then Learn From My Body

    A few weeks ago someone asked if when I died would I want to donate my body to science? After a brief pause I said yes...the only reason for the pause being that I am already an organ donor. I have stated in some of my earlier stories that I have Multiple Sclerosis,aka MS, I was...
    bluetatoo19712000 bluetatoo19712000 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2012

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    Burden On My Family

    I don't want my family to have carry the burden of funeral cost.....that's the main reason I want to donate my body.  
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 8, 2007

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    That Museum

    i hope that my body will end up in Body Works, that museum where they like artistically alter corpses and then put them on display
    dugaauru dugaauru 13-15, F Dec 22, 2011

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    I Wonder..

    If I did donate it, would they keep my brain as they keep einstien's? Or would my kidneys be donated to some hospital, wow, it gives me creeps to think who would be peeing with them. What is they put my heart in a woman? I will love a man?! Enough, i'm not donating!!!! :-|  ...
    Floydian Floydian 22-25, M 30 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    Giving Back

    I had a cornea transplant when I was four years old. Meaning that I have directly reaped the benefits of someone selflessly donating their organs. Thus I have decided that I want to donate my body to science when I die as a way of giving back. Donating my body to science may be...
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F 1 Response May 29, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    honestly, I really don't have a list. I do want to travel like everyone else and I do want to write a book. but I want to look back and simply but confidently say that I lived life...
    5soslennon 5soslennon 13-15, F Jul 19

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    These are things that are possible lol so it's not sad: 10. See a concert (yeah I haven't been to one yet lol) 9. Sing to a huge audience like Lizzie McGuire did 8. Fly a jet...
    GigiCoeli GigiCoeli 18-21, F Jul 19

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    1/I talk a load of rubbish 2/I have eyes like chocolate buttons 3/I love listening to Sam Smith and Bruno Mars 4/ I can snaffle a whole pack of jaffa cakes to myself 5/I love...
    angelofsweetness angelofsweetness 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I see myself in the field of science when I am older. Still figuring out which field to go into. I've got time to figure it out.
    Ribisome Ribisome 13-15, F Jun 29

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    1) I am 15 years old 2) I have blonde hair and blue eyes 3) My favorite flowers are daisies and roses 4) I love to travel 5) I have a dog named Sparkey 6) My middle name is Jane...
    ForeverSmiling ForeverSmiling 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I spend all this time dieting not because I like it but because I want the body of all the girls that you ******* jerk off to while I'm asleep. Not because I love lettuce.
    obeseoreo obeseoreo 18-21, F Jul 8

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    I don't hate my body in the traditional sense. I love the way my body looks. I hate my body because it holds me back. I have several medical issues that keep me from being healthy...
    jal0509 jal0509 16-17, F Jul 10

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    Author's note: I'm sorry if all this doesn't make sense. It was written to understand, and I worked through a lot writing it. It feels odd posting it but I haven't posted here in a...
    theologian theologian 18-21, M Jul 4

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    Sometimes I feel like just killing something. That's how I would start my autobiography. I try to be a person an actual human being but humans are selfish, and I disgust myself not...
    dominicwiddop dominicwiddop 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm pretty skinny for my age and I don't have what all the other girls have.. I've always wanted to be different. Girls always say they want my body, but the guys always make fun...
    Tayway22 Tayway22 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm not over weight at all! 5'8 and weigh 68 kg! I just feel like I want to get toned and I feel like making fitness a priority is important but it's so hard! Motivation when the...
    TashaBbb TashaBbb 18-21, F Jul 10

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    I'm trying so hard and feel like I'm going no where, I've always been deeply upset with my body. Even when I was in a size 4 or a 6 I thought I was fat? I look back at that and...
    huntersmiles14 huntersmiles14 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    yeah..... I'm fat... I want to go on a diet but foods tastes amazing...................................
    gytriajeng gytriajeng 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    Ever since I was a little girl, I have always been able to sing...I was that lovely little golden haired girl with the very large blue eyes that had that magical enchanting voice...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    Actually, it's not weird acting. I let go more easily of my thoughts without really wanting to rather than when I'm fully alert of what I'm doing. When tired I get irritable...
    Suxa90 Suxa90 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Crying or screaming doesn't even help anymore! All the stress, depression and anxiety attacks are become way to much to handle. I tried talking with him about my issuing im having...
    bowerstoy bowerstoy 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    When I was little, I always wanted to run away when I got into trouble. Lol but what was I gonna do? Pack my stuffed animals and bounce? Lmao
    AlyssaBreanne AlyssaBreanne 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I have been a closet nudist for a few months but I want to be naked whenever around the house but my parents are against nudism what should I do?
    annonymous1999 annonymous1999 16-17, F 8 Responses Jul 19

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    *wow... have seen a whole lot of negative fifteen words... want to add a positive...:)* When I say to go home... I want to hug you when you get there.
    SweetKiester SweetKiester 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Alot of times i think of tattoos and piercings that I'll want to get eventually (When im older). But then I end up thinking about it too much, then I think i'll end up eventually...
    WinterBlack WinterBlack 13-15, F Jul 21

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    Going through school to be a counsellor for Trans* people who have been abused or have addictions is something I really want to do. Though when people are in pain, I can't help...
    JadedCthulhu JadedCthulhu 26-30, T 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel like no one interests me anymore. I don't know why. I get to talking to someone, and then all of a sudden I don't want to talk to them anymore. It's weird. No one can relate...
    JennBaby94 JennBaby94 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Achievement of power to cross Samadhi 271) 10th November, 1977, Friday. Place: Makardah (Howrah). Early morning dream: I had a vision of many Jibankrishna devotees...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M Jul 5

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    it's pretty sad when there are times when I wished that I had died that day when I got hit by a car months ago. i shouldn't complain though because there are people who have a...
    basedgodschild basedgodschild 16-17, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    It is good, but sets us apart sometimes. And there is something named the curse of knowgled. (wiki it) Example 1. I havent played World of warcraft for a long long time. And...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    1. Sexual Orientation- Straight 2. What I'm bad at- Public speaking 3. The one person who's arms I'd like to be in- R 4. My best 1st date- Never went on a date 5. A...
    ayanna9067 ayanna9067 13-15, F Jul 9

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    When my grandfather died, I was destroyed. With my father being a monster and my mother dying after birth ( she got an infection, and my father apparently became a horrible mean...
    MichelleReed MichelleReed 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Wake me up when theres a cure for heartbreak.
    DepressedKidd DepressedKidd 13-15, F 9 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    If you wanna die pm me ASAP
    thatonegirl156 thatonegirl156 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    If you wanna die pm me ASAP
    thatonegirl156 thatonegirl156 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    One might not require to visit the project out middle or maybe the day spa or perhaps pretty much any health and fitness center plus start using a good deal simply to thin to...
    celifit celifit 22-25, M Jul 16

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    I've always had the ability to know when someone close to me has passed away in addition to y other empathic abilities. I get extremely lethargic, often passing out in odd places...
    queenkate07 queenkate07 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Out of Maths, English and Science - Science is the subject I enjoyed the most and Science was the subject I was best at!My favourite areas of science is Biology, astronomy and...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jun 29

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    Hello people :) I am a psychology student who is keen to investigate how body shape is perceived and the stereotypes that are attached to it. In order to do this, I first need to...
    Gagushazzz Gagushazzz 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    ever since i can remember i have always been different in a bad way.. since kindergarten and throughout my childhood i would always do things like kiss other kids or want affection...
    kamikazeok kamikazeok 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I woke up and was laying in bed and thought, what should I do today? Do I do the same ole same ole, exercise, shower, drive to work and suffer along through the day, or do I...
    Kaspeers Kaspeers 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I remember the day my friend Ryan died it was a Sunday and it was all over Facebook. Everyone thought it was a hoax because you can't believe everything you read. The next day at...
    HaleyP HaleyP 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Today... I escaped death. The girl 20 feet away didn't. A two minute window made the difference. I noticed a nice innocent young woman riding her bike. Back and forth. I went in...
    wanderingsoul777 wanderingsoul777 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    Hi, I want to donate my o+ ve kidney b'coz I need money very urgent.please contact me 8143780788
    tulasikrishna tulasikrishna 26-30, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    what's the purpose of me living anyways? ive been nothing but depressed, lonely, and miserable for a while now and i have seen no signs of this changing.... i just want someone i...
    RihannaFan1026 RihannaFan1026 13-15, M 8 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I wanted to cut my hair short, so I thought I should as well try to help someone and donate my hair.
    faithandfree faithandfree 16-17, F Jul 8

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    I used to have a very beautiful face. I hated my body but my face was attractive ( something i didnt realize then). Years of constant bullying of my rail skinny body got me...
    horridlife horridlife 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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