Please, Please, Enjoy Life

September 19, 2014 6:53 PM

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These are not my words. They are Charlotte Kitley's words. Words from her final blog post entitled "And So There Must Come An End." Charlotte had cancer and died this week, on Tuesday, September 16th. Her final piece on The Huffington Post UK was published the day following her death. This piece, most rightly, has gone viral. If you are a human being with a body and mind and heart, her words will make you cry or shake or curse or, as in my case, do all of the above and then write a blog post.

I tried very hard to avoid reading Charlotte's post. It popped up again and again and again in my social media feeds, but I refused to click. A writer friend sent the post to me (and others) in an email. She titled the email "A Poignant Reminder." I opened the email and skimmed and swiftly averted m...

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