― Quite often I have more than one title for a blog post in my head when I write them. This post was no exception. My original title was: Facing Your Own Mortality Takes Guts. You can see why I changed it. It sounded like a bit of downer, although for me, the title was actually inspirational. ∙ Yesterday I had the privilege of having a long conversation with a patient who is losing his battle with cancer. As he said (I’m paraphrasing from Hebrew), “I know the gig is almost [...].