Final Stages

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A dear friend says goodbye…

Documenting M.E.

Dear Friends and Family,

This is a post I’ve been putting off for quite awhile. But I no longer have the luxury of putting it off anymore – not if I want it to get written. My personal journey with ME is near its end. A long time ago, after months of deliberation, I made the decision that if my digestive issues ever got to the point where I could no longer get or keep food down naturally, I would not seek life sustaining measures, but would allow the illness to play itself out naturally. I am at that point, and have been for awhile now.

Let me preface this by saying that none of this is a judgment on those severe ME patients who choose to take advantage of technology like nasogastric tubes, hydration IVs, etc in order to remain alive as long as possible. I believe this is…

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One thought on “Final Stages

  1. Oh Fern I went & read Brooke’s blog post & I left her a comment. She is one amazing & strong woman. Thank you for sharing her blog with us….
    Brooke & her hubby will be in my prayers tonight.
    Sherri-Ellen x0

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