But my mood did improve. I dug down deep into a reserve of
strength which would lift me out of the heap of raw emotions I
had become and found the will to live again. By the end of the
week I felt better and arrived at a plan. I vowed that when I
returned to Charleston, I would begin inventing a new life for
myself, one that would not be a living death, or a waiting game
in which I spent every day awaiting death's arrival. I began a
new journey of self-discovery and hope.
Jan 31, 2013 - Early palliative care clinic visits, integrated with standard oncologic care for patients with metastatic lung cancer, emphasize symptom management, coping, and psychosocial aspects of illness, according to research published online Jan. 28 in JAMA Internal Medicine.