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Death: The Dying Process by John A. Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Apr 2009 3:07pm "Contrary to popular perception, death is not a specific moment," said Sam Parnia, MD, an expert in the field of near-death research and the leader of the AWARE Study, launched by the University of Southhampton's Human Consciousness Project.  "It is a process that begins when the heart stops beating, the lungs stop working, and the brain c ... Read on »
Death: The Dying Process by John A. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 7:12pm "Contrary to popular perception, death is not a specific moment," said Sam Parnia, MD, an expert in the field of near-death research and the leader of the AWARE Study, launched by the University of Southhampton's Human Consciousness Project.  "It is a process that begins when the heart stops beating, the lungs stop working, and the brain cea ... Read on »
A Book To Spark Conversation and Thought about the Dying Process by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:31pm We will all die. If there is any one truth, that is it. Our culture has, in my opinion, done its best to ignore this fact and pretend we can avoid, through medical intervention and even through our obsession with youth, this basic fact of life. We will all die. In the end, this inability of our culture to accept death as part of the life cycle ... Read on »
The Odds of Dying an Undignified Death: One in Five So They Say by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:26pm Did you ever stop to think how the last chapter in the book called Your Life may transpire? Are you fantasizing that your “final act” will be staged in your own comfortable bed under dim lighting, and surrounded by loved ones, sweet flowers, soft music, satin sheets, and on-demand medications? Or, perhaps you thought you would “phase out” with on ... Read on »
Dying my BJJ Gi by Steve Z. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 12 Aug 2009 10:02pm Well, there it is. My first attempt at dying a gi. Honestly, I didn't do that great a job. I was very hopeful, after having seen Georgette's awesome kimonos. But, still, despite some flaws, I'm pretty happy with how it turned out. I learned some things that lead me to believe that my next try will go a lot better. As you can see in t ... Read on »
Being with a Dying Person - A Sacred Event by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 4:36pm For me when I was a medical student, a resident physician or a physician in practice and now as a bereavement professor, one of the most sacred experiences was that of being with a person during their final stages or life. Being able to walk with someone through the dying process is one of the most challenging and sacred of experiences. This i ... Read on »
“Pewter” Dyed Vulkan Pro Light Gi plus Quick Review by Steve Z. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Sun 27 Jun 2010 10:23am This is a NICE color.  I used Pewter, which I honestly thought was going to be a lighter tint, but it deepened up into a very cool, greenish-gray color.  At first, I thought it was going to be very similar to my “Wedgewood Blue” Gameness Feather , but it quickly started moving from blue to green. The Vulkan Pro Light gi itself is ex ... Read on »
Green Fashion Monday: A Clay-Dyed Dress by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 30 Aug 2010 12:03pm This “Mod Hoody Tunic/Dress” ($75) from Earth Creations is a creatively designed piece that’s versatile and comfortable enough to wear for a variety of occasions: to work, out to dinner, traveling, or just around the house. It’s got a with a draping cowl neck, and is made of bamboo and organic cotton. Like the rest of its line (tunics, pa ... Read on »
I Died on August 21st 2013, but I am back. How did I die? Unboxing my new Wrist / Ankle weights, got my teeth fixed (again), Com by Strapples Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Sep 2013 12:00am [Translate] (Post subject to radical editing and changes until this tag removed. Updated at 11:41 AM SEPT 4) PHOTOS PENDING   In a coma Click the photo to go to a picture story of my death, and resurrection. (Note theres light at the end of this post…) Wow… When the shit hits the fan, it reall ... Read on »
Wake Up to Dying Project by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 22 Jul 2014 6:37am The Wake Up to Dying Project is an awareness and action campaign that encourages people to think and to talk about dying.  The organizers do this by gathering and sharing stories about death, dying, and life. They also do this through art and hands-on opportunities to explore these important subjects. The organizers believe that if we consid ... Read on »