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Well, I’m participating in NaBloPoMo this month so I should be posting every day.  I wrote two posts yesterday but saved one of them as a draft and published it today as I knew I would be busy.  However, the date on it shows that I published it yesterday, not today so I guess I will post again, so I can be in compliance.

Here’s a quote about some very hurtful words a husband said to his wife after she had a stillborn baby…

“The hateful things he said: it was your big body that suffocated Nadege.  Every time you sat down you were strangling her.  My baby’s dead because you didn’t take care of yourself.  Poor Jo, your body is a dust bin, a great fat disgusting dust bin.  You’re a sow.  A slag and a sow.” from The List Of My Desires by Gregoire Delacourt

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“Since his stroke he’s been living in the present.  He has no past and no future.  He lives in a present that lasts six minutes, and every six minutes the meter of his memory resets itself to zero.  Every six minutes he asks me my name.  Every six minutes he asks what day it is.  Every six minutes he asks if Maman is coming to see him.” –from The List Of My Desires by Grégoire Delacourt

I often think about getting so old that I have no memory.  If I have no memory, I will cease to exist because we are our memories.  And honestly speaking, who would want to go on living past the point where their memory was gone?

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