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Should you be able to die with dignity.?

By Anonymous October 20, 2017 - 3:16am
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I just turned 50 yrs old in July, 2017.
I am bi-polar, manic depressive; have neuropathy in my hands and feet, I have discs in my back with the following issues:
a herniated, diseased and bulging.
I have high blood pressure, high anxiety and a lot of stress in my life for over a year. I've been losing 6 lbs a month (approx) since last December. From 174 lbs 12/16 (approx) to 112 lbs 10/17.
I have no energy and no ambition to do anything.
My left leg and arm hurt most of the time... I had a scary episode last year. While rushing around the house, my arm and back were hurting. I was getting winded and my chest began feeling like I was starting to have some heartburn coming on...so Usually, for me anyway; when I take a long drink of my soda, that's the only thing I drink... I'm serious...

The heartburn goes away.
The next thing I know, I was projectile vomiting and got so dizzy my vision kind of grew dim. There was sharp pains right behind my eyes and I fell on the floor.
I have fallen 3 times so far since then... Just loss of balance and that dizziess and headache & eye pains.
Am I getting ready to pass away?
What if I'm not willing to invest the money and time to fight for a life that is not going to let me do the things I love.
Don't I have the right to have a party and leave with no pain when I see fit... With Dignity and Love?

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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER.

Every one has the right to die with dignity. I can appreciate how low you must be feeling.
But don't give up yet. Keep positive. It is hard. Take it from someone who has been battling cancer for a decade.


October 20, 2017 - 8:43am
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