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Livin' Life Before My Time Arrives

Submit an Entry: What Would You Do If You Had One Year to Live?

By Suzanne Mitchem

Updated September 14, 2010

Livin' Life Before My Time Arrives

Livin Life Before My Time Arrives!!

What I would do

Well I would cash out my retirement monies. I would trailer my quarter horse gelding and take him to a weeklong workshop with a great trainer so I could ride him for the first time!! I would invite my fellow cancer folks to my home sitting on the mountains and share the peace that is there; let them be with the horses or just sit on the porch looking out over the mountains that surround my home. I would go back to my hometown, Chicago and invite my family and friends to a grand foodfest, celebrating my life with them. I would also have them write in a book what I have meant to them and their lives!!!

Where I would go

Go to the zoo and watch the animals. I would take a Carribean cruise, fly to NYC and have breakfast at Tiffanies, drive up the west coast of the USA, and finally go to Santorini, Greece!! And all the things that I wrote in "what I would do."

What I'd Do Differently

  • Call people when I think of them and tell them how they have blessed my life and how much I love them!!!!!! Sleep more, do more yoga, receive more massages and breathe deeply!!

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