“Don’t take your organs to heaven, heaven knows we need them here”

“Don’t take your organs to heaven, heaven knows we need them here”. This valuable phrase was quoted by Maxie Scully. It coincides with Organ Donation Awareness Week. The event gives people the chance to become an organ donor or obtain information on organ donation. Maxie Scully died on the 12th of August 2006 after a lifetime battle with illness. He was 52 years of age. While … Continue reading “Don’t take your organs to heaven, heaven knows we need them here”

Happy 30th Birthday Marcus

Today we should be blowing the balloons, hanging streamers and collecting your cake! The house should be filled with love and laughter because it is Valentines Day after all. Mam reminiscing on the time she went into labour, how her first born made her wait 14 hours. We would be laughing about childhood birthdays, the tears, the tantrums, the fun and the games. We should be … Continue reading Happy 30th Birthday Marcus

The Five Stages of Grief

When it comes to the grieving process, it can be broken down into five stages known as the five stages of grief. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, author of ‘On Grief and Grieving’, gave a detailed description of the stages. The first stage is denial. This is when you know that your loved one has died but when you are sitting at home, you cannot believe that they … Continue reading The Five Stages of Grief