Euthanasia: The Right to Die

1/02/2009 04:49:00 AM ·

When a person becomes terminal, they should have the right to embrace a peaceful death.

When I watched my mother slowly die from a painful struggle with cancer, I vowed that I would never allow myself to follow in the same path. Her journey was fraught with pain that was never ending, and it seemed as if the cancer would never let her go. The pain medication that was given to her in order to “manage” her hardship only seemed to mask her ordeal. She was given three months. Three months turned into little more than a year.

When I told my husband my decision to end my life when it came to a point that I could no longer be able to care for myself, he told me I was a defeatist. How dare I give up on him and the family. After all, it wasn't my life I had to think about, and Read More about Euthanasia: The Right to Die

Written by Lost in Arizona

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