Month 5 Day 14
Have a read, a great interpretation of things overall I had nothing to do with.
Pain 0/10 Physical Health 8.2/10 Mental Health 10/10 Life Enjoyment 10.3/ 10
Peter wants to choose how and when he dies. He’s not particularly afraid of the pain – he knows that can probably be managed by morphine – but he doesn’t like the idea of losing his independence, of being bedridden, or of the last memory he leaves being of ‘ a’ scarecrow in bed on a morphine tube’.
South Australian doctor, Rodney Syme, has offered to provide assistance to Peter when the time comes, but risks prosecution for doing so.
Syme has recently admitted to giving a terminal patient Nembutal to allow him to end his life. In part, he has made the admission in order to test the law and with the hope of setting a positive precedent.
Peter accepts that choosing to die before one’s ‘allotted time’ is not a choice that sits well with everyone…
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