Finding strength is difficult when your whole life is pain.
Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary situation.
I believe anyone can get well… in the meantime… manage symptoms and find a way to enjoy life while you work on getting well.
Watch comedy. Netflix, TV and YouTube… or ITunes, Satellite Radio has a comedy channel. Do what you have to… laugh every day.
There are natural cures for every disease. Keep looking.
Positive thinking is very important. I am not saying it is all in your head, just that keeping a positive mental attitude assists the body in healing. Read The Science of Being Well — it’s free!
Before she died, it was just another fundraiser.
Now, it is a story of a life too short.
We all see a ton of fundraisers. My son and I were very sick from Lyme, coinfections, mercury and mold. A friend did a fundraiser for us. We have recovered to what I like to call 100%. It took many tens of thousands of dollars above what was raised in that fundraiser to pay for what we needed to get well. A relapse would be devastating.
I can’t (and don’t want to) imagine where Heather’s thinking had sunk…
On April 28, in Heather’s last update, she wrote:
Almost halfway there!
Thank you so so much to everyone who’s donated and shared the link. I am eternally grateful for your love and support. Please keep spreading the word, as my health and life situation is still extremely dire. I need all the tangible help I can possibly get. Gratitude and love, always. Xoxo
Two months later, she was still only about halfway there…
Would ten thousand dollars save Heather’s life?
I don’t know.
I’m sure, in Heather’s eyes, raising $10,000 was very difficult… and also in Heather’s eyes, she needed another $10,000 for the treatment that would get her well. She was in a tremendous amount of pain and the task probably seemed insurmountable.
Many people pass fundraisers along without giving… because they feel they cannot give anymore.
Many people, and I know the feeling, are living paycheck to paycheck, just trying to keep their own lives paid for. Heck, I heard recently that the average credit card debt in America is $20,000. Then there are student loans, car loans, and mortgages…
Most people are not just broke… they are in negative numbers.
How can we possibly give anything to yet another fundraiser?
But if we don’t give…
How can we expect to get?
Heather’s fundraiser was NOT passed by by MANY people. Heather raised over $10,000 toward her treatment. For that, I am grateful!
There were 187 supporters and 518 shares on Facebook!
It’s too late for Heather. She’s gone.
The ultimate game stopper. Her life has ended.
From what I know and have seen far too many times:
- Heather took her life because the pain was unbearable.
- She saw no end to the pain and suffering.
- Heather’s life was over in her eyes.
I would like to brainstorm ways to avoid this tragedy.
- How do we help more?
- How do we heal more?
- How do we give more?
- How do we get more?
Heather has left this earth and hopefully she is at peace.
Wherever you are in your journey called life, please leave your ideas below. Answer one of the four, or all 4… it’s up to you.
We have all lost someone. Some of us have lost more than others. Each loss is difficult in its own way.
- Who do you know that got very sick and no longer wanted to live?
- Who do you know now who is very sick?
It’s too late for Heather… how do we save the next person who is suffering too much?
Is giving more to fundraisers the answer?