When it comes to donating the organs of yourself or your loved ones, it is a serious decision which is literally a life and death situation. What would you do if faced with being placed on a waiting list for yourself or a loved one? Would you accept if you previously declined to be a donor? Or would you stick to the decision which led you to decline being a donor in the first place? And will your decision for your own body influence the wishes of someone directly related to you, such as a child, or parent, or spouse? Or would you not even blink twice at the life altering generosity of what an organ donation would mean to someone dying?


International Women’s Day to me is celebrating being a woman in today’s world and acknowledging women in achieving what they set out to do despite the limitations which still exist for us in this day and age. It’s about strengthening and empowering each other to be the best woman we can be. It’s giving each other encouragement to keep on trudging in the direction we want to go because we are cheering each other on.