Terminal illness means tomorrow's not guaranteed. It changes the way you live.
What is my five year plan?
Does it matter if you can't be sure you'll be around after five years?
All this talk of mindfulness and living in the moment, but yeah, it takes on a whole new significance if your universe could come to an end any second.
But you know what? I'm not special. It's not just me. It's you. Life itself is a terminal illness. Most people just forget.