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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ALS/MND Stories · Infertility schmertility · Metaphysics and philosophy

Part 2: On Survival – Suffer well

*This scientist is experimenting with sequels! This is Part 1 of 3 posts on Survival. Read Part 1: On Survival - The cards have been dealt here and Part 3: On Survival - Survivor’s guilt here.* My weapons included a steak knife, a panic button, a cell phone, 2 incompetent guard dogs and 4 barricaded… Continue reading Part 2: On Survival – Suffer well

Infertility schmertility · Metaphysics and philosophy

Two moons in the sky

My toes leave the ground; My atoms float in limbo. My clothes in a heap on the ground; My goodbye - without a sound. My heart loses its rhythm, its signal; My thoughts evaporate and expand. My carbon rearranges in a black hole And I become Hydrogen, I become Helium. -------------------------------------------------------- A life changing moment… Continue reading Two moons in the sky

Infertility schmertility · Metaphysics and philosophy · Scientifically Speaking

Serotonin Switches

When you get a new car or you borrow a friend's car, your foot still has to learn the exact pressure needed to accelerate  (without looking like a rude show off) and the exact pressure needed to brake smoothly (without looking like an anxious learner driver).  Not only am I learning to enjoy my new car which I inherited from… Continue reading Serotonin Switches

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.

Infertility schmertility · Metaphysics and philosophy

What is your theme song?

“Those who have a 'why' to live, can bear with almost any 'how'.”- Victor Frankl A few weeks ago, we had a seminar by Dr Paula Fernandes, a psychologist from the Femina Breast Clinic, Pretoria. She counsels women who are diagnosed with breast cancer and have to make difficult decisions with regards to genetic testing… Continue reading What is your theme song?