Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Gift of Feeling

Today I participated in the first day of my two-day training to become a hospice volunteer.   As I sat there listening to the other participants experiences with death it began to hit me…it hadn’t yet…I was wondering if it ever … Continue reading

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Way #5 Eating the Royal Mango (Cutie)

I have 364 days to live.  I am committed to writing every day…anything…but something.  While going through my “ways to eat a cutie” process, I learned much about myself, and about my possibilities.  I continue to tell that story here. … Continue reading

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The First Day of the Last Year of My Life!

It’s here.  It’s my birthday!  and it’s the first day of the last year of my life. I am overflowing with happiness, gratitude, and excitement.  I am ready to dive in and immerse myself in living.  I am alive.  My … Continue reading

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Way #4 Tasting by Giving it Away

Way#4 Tasting the Mango by Giving it Away  This process has been huge for me. I had no idea when I picked up those cuties a few days ago the journey I was about to embark on.  Way #4, “Tasting … Continue reading

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Smiling and Singing Through Life

“Ways two and three; the smiling way and eating a mango while singing” I sit and eat breakfast while reading my assignment.  The Smiling Way.  Eating While Singing.  Of course I am smiling, in fact, I feel myself smiling my … Continue reading

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17 Ways to Eat a Cutie

Recently a friend of mine gave me a wonderful gift.  He gave me 17 cuties, numbered 1-17.  What is so wonderful about that? As everything does…it has a story.  Have you read the book “17 Ways to Eat a Mango?”  … Continue reading

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Hello world!

I have created this blog in preparation for documenting the last year of my life.  On my birthday this year, April 28th, 2011 I will begin preparing for my death by living as if it is the last year of my life. … Continue reading

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