I am grateful for the gift of life that has been mine and I hope that I have managed to make a good contribution to the society in which I live.
This being so, I don’t want to live if a time arises when I have no quality of life. At this point, I want out immediately, and if there are no laws authorising Voluntary Euthanasia in Queensland where I live, then I fully intend to do everything I can to bring on a good heart attack.
I do not want to lie in bed like a vegetable and cause my family to make endless visits to my bedside to see someone who is simply not me, just an object of pity.
I want them to remember me as an active and happy achiever who enjoyed their company. Their last sight of me must not be awful.
And I want to save the nursing home fees so the money can be used to give my grandkids a great start in life.
Clearly, the best outcome is for the Queensland Government to make it legal for me to voluntarily take a tablet. Continue reading “ASSISTED DYING – A SIMPLE CHOICE”