Wanting the pain to stop, wanting the humiliating side effects to go away — that’s absolutely natural. I absolutely have been there and I still get there some days. But I don’t get to that point of wanting to end it all, because I have been given the tools to understand that today is a horrible day, but tomorrow doesn’t have to be.
Stephanie Packer’s debilitating illnesses leave her in a lot of pain. But she is opposed to a California bill that would legalize physician-assisted suicide. (via npr)