Category Archives: helping others

Join Me in the Fight to Prevent Suicide

Suicide¬†claims more lives than war, murder, and natural disasters combined. In 2014 (latest available data), there were 42,773 reported suicide deaths. Suicide is the fourth leading cause of death for adults between the ages of 15 and 64 years in … Continue reading

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Scars

We all have them. They tell stories about us. What were you doing when you got your scars? Where had you been? Do you ever forget that you have them? Are you proud of them? Do they scare you? I … Continue reading

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Blood: The Great Leveler

I am a blood donor. An avid donor. It’s a hobby of sorts. I’ve written about it before here. I call it the great leveler because every person has it, every person needs it, and the only way to get … Continue reading

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How Not to Get Assistance or Support for Your Cause

This morning while working I had gone on a towel run (we have bins around the building to collect used towels. We run loads of towels through the laundry pretty much all day long). As I made my way toward … Continue reading

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15 Minutes Really Could Save! … A Life.

Provided, of course, that you use those 15 minutes right. If you donate a single pint of whole blood, that’s how long you will sit in a chair, squeezing a ball. Considering the fact that, “Every two seconds someone in … Continue reading

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