the liminal life blog


patient care

How is your well being?

As former ‘patient without borders’ – having had a taste of being a cancer patient in both India and the Netherlands Continue reading “How is your well being?”

Beyond the disease

I ask him when he last moved his bowels.

“Son, I’m dying. I’m alone. One day you’ll learn there’s more to a good death than how often I move my bowels.”

Dhruv Khullar, M.D.

As a side effect of advances in medical care, Continue reading “Beyond the disease”

The healing power of love

Survival rates for cancer may depend on many factors, such as age, health and the type and stage of cancer, Continue reading “The healing power of love”

The impatient patient


Three engaging and humorous takes on being (im)patient. Continue reading “The impatient patient”

Inside out

In the past few decades, advances in science and technology have made it possible to diagnose diseases earlier and more accurately, Continue reading “Inside out”

Being patient

Being patient can be pretty daunting when a bad diagnosis has left you in the waiting room of life, Continue reading “Being patient”

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