After being braced by the slip of the coolest kid from school, I’ve decided to let myself go and enjoy the downward spiral.
“Every day I wake up and wonder why I’m still here” – the right to die is now legal, with a massive asterisk
While the right to die is now legal in Victoria, it hasn’t come soon enough for those hopelessly bound in hospital beds around the nation.
We’re all ageing. At some point, we’re not going to be able to look after ourselves. It may be a difficult discussion to have, but we need to speak to our families about what’s best for us – before we can’t.
Soon, as it turns, I’ll be attending my own funeral. But before I get there, I know that I’ve outlived many. You especially, coach.
As our populations grow ever older, our thinking should evolve with it. Ashton Applewhite believes that age is only a number, but it holds infinite value.