The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence

100 WORDS

I Started Wondering Whether My Death would be a One-Off

Thrifty Words 100 Challenge #28: Twice

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Death can be peaceful or it can be hell. I was thinking I wouldn’t want to die twice — when I suddenly realized that I had already died once — nearly two years ago from Covid 19. It was a near-death experience, not the permanently dead type. But my heart stopped and I’d stopped breathing.

I don’t fear death, so maybe I could handle it happening twice. I’m really not sure how much free will there is in the whole subject. Dying of covid wasn’t so bad — the virus made me very miserable to the point that it made dying acceptable.

Marla Bishop managed to put out this prompt at a time she was fighting to stay alive. Her story is told in the prompt (and thank you, Marla Bishop):

Thank you readers. I’d give you more links or words but I’m going through some survival-level decision-making myself. I’ll catch up when I write my next article or essay.
Fred

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