This blog was written over 10 months of 2012 and early 2013 while Ben was battling with stage 4 malignant melanoma (an aggressive form of skin cancer). He originally started it as a way of keeping family and friends up to date with how he was feeling and how treatment was going, but it soon began to get followers from far and wide – including many that had never met Ben. The blog’s readers responded to the constant positivity, honesty and sense of humour that pervade his writing right up until his last few days in this world.
Ben’s words are still of tremendous value to anyone trying to come to terms with, or better understand the experience of living with terminal illness. I’d love you to stick around to read some of what Ben had to say.
There are several ways you can approach reading the blog. You can use the Search Bar or Tag Cloud on the right to read about key themes, or use the Archives list to read through the posts in chronological order. Alternatively you can click on the links below to dive straight in to some of Ben’s best posts:
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