The top court said mentally competent, consenting adults who have intolerable physical or psychological suffering from a severe and incurable medical condition have the right to a doctor’s help to die. The illness does not have to be terminal. The decision takes effect in 12 months…
Photo: The Pit of Despair (The Princess Bride)
When I read this post, I couldn’t help but compare depression to the “pit” of chronic pain, especially the incredible “weight” of it… of pain.
Well, I’ve had about 2 hours of sleep in the last 24 hours, but some things won’t wait… like my need for food. So, it’s off to the market I go (which finally opened at 6am — not many 24-hour stores here in Albuquerque).
Which led me to the thought that driving under the influence of no sleep is a lot more dangerous than driving under the influence of medical cannabis.
While taking this risk is not a good thing, the better news is that I’m finally going to be able to stock up on fresh vegetables… and chicken. Homemade chicken soup, here I come…
(Pac-Man and meth, anyone?)