My Life On Self Destruct

by GEM Magazine / Jan 02, 2016 / Comments

It finally got to the point where I had to be put on suicide watch for three days at home with my Mom. It was the last thing she needed but I was a mess, I didn't know what to do.

Liam Ryan - Staring Death In The Face

by GEM Magazine / Sep 29, 2015 / Comments

My knew fight would only be as strong as its weakest link. I couldn’t afford to have a chink in my armour. If I did, my cancer would find it and devour my resistance through it. I needed to be not afraid to die.

Marianne Wright - When Life Gives You Cancer...

by GEM Magazine / Jun 25, 2015 / Comments

At times, I was so low I believed that the entire purpose of my existence had been to simply get cancer and die. I certainly hadn’t prepared myself for 'The Aftermath', a period of depression which mainly revolved around my chosen career path.