Saturday, January 12, 2013

Feeling Sad

A while ago I posted a link to a blog written by a young girl in England with terminal cancer. She had been fighting for over 5 years.

During that time she did a lot of charity work, created a charity or her own and worked endlessly at encouraging people to sign up to bone marrow registries.

Reading her blog reminded me that I might have had my own battle but hers was a lot tougher because she knew she would never be cured and not once was there a bit of whining about anything in her blog. She was the model of dignity, right up to the end. It reminded me that when I was feeling crappy that I just needed to suck it up and keep on going - with a smile on my face - because it could have been a whole lot worse.

I just read that Alice lost her fight today.

It makes me sad to read that such a young, strong girl has left our world but at the same time she really did touch a lot of lives and will continue to do so, even in death.

If you're the praying kind, remember her family in your prayers tonight.

Rest in peace Alice.

1 comment:

  1. Wow. I just read through her blog. What an amazing young lady. I have tried to get Harrison to do something like this, but it isn't on his radar right now. Thanks for sharing her story.