ALS/MND Stories · Infertility schmertility · Metaphysics and philosophy

Part 3: On Survival – Survivor’s guilt

*This scientist is experimenting with sequels! This is Part 3 of 3 posts on Survival. Read Part 1: On Survival - The cards have been dealt here and Part 2: On Survival - Suffer well here.* Have you heard about the trolley dilemma? It is a thought experiment where our humble human opinions on ethics… Continue reading Part 3: On Survival – Survivor’s guilt

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Infertility schmertility · Metaphysics and philosophy

Jeep. Sunday drive. Sunshine. Discussing life.

Drive to Hartbeespoortdam “Harties”, North-West province – 58km, 1 hour My husband and I decided to test out his snazzy new Jeep and took a drive to Hartbeespoortdam this past Sunday. It's a scenic drive between the Magaliesberg mountains and thorny green bushveld, very popular among motorbike fanatics. The rest of us non-motorbike fanatics love… Continue reading Jeep. Sunday drive. Sunshine. Discussing life.

Fertility Clinic Stories · Infertility schmertility

IVF: That’s what’s up!

"I have a "higher level" question for you Dr Y... If we force people who are not supposed to have children, to have children, are we not tempting fate? Won't we increase our chances of having an abnormal product? Where is the line?" I was both devastated and impressed by my husband's question. Our doctor… Continue reading IVF: That’s what’s up!