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You Want to Send Me "Where"?

   As we have continued on my journey with cancer, I have had sharp right turns, low gear downhills, but today...today my journey took a U-turn.

   I was told that it would be to our families interest that I now be put in Hospice Care. 

    Say What?  The whole reason that this journey is so exciting to me is that I am experiencing life in such a beautiful way, How could I stop now?

     Spring is right down the street, ready to show me more beauty than I ever seen.

    I am willing to fight this cancer straight on, and I can face this battle, but HOSPICE???

    I sorry doctor's, but as my family informed you today...

                 NO WAY!

   I am dying while living, why take that away from me. I don't want my family to get a phone call in the middle of the night to say I am gone.

    I want to look at my family and tell them my journey has come to a end here, but I will go on, as so will my journey.

     HOSPICE, Ha, you can't catch me.

Debijean Debijean 56-60, F 5 Responses Feb 24, 2009

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PIP....I am now in "HOME" hospice care....I didn't have to be admitted to the hospital and I am with my family. I listened to you girl....Thank You. I can continue on my journey at home and have docs and nurses a phone call away incase....Why??? We know, I will never need to call them, cause I am going to win this battle and continue to be right here with ya'll. Debijean.

I'm glad i'm part of your journey, just as you are part of mine. You've taught me ways of looking at life's little things, and appreciating all that this beautiful life and world have to offer............

As always, thank you for your kind words and words of wisdom. As I am writing this, I hope you can see you all have made in my journey...EP has brought new friends, new joys, new laughs, new loves into my journey, for without ya'll....Well, I don't even want to think about that...Just know, that everyone of you are part of my past now, every comment, every word, are part of my journey, and I thank you.

It's your journey and your decision. Only you and your family know what's best for all of you. I'm sure they will help give you strength along the way.

And my whole family backs me on this.........