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Terminally ill Brittany Maynard, 29, might delay plans to take her own life

Published Oct. 30, 2014

A 29-year-old terminally ill woman who planned to take her life Saturday under Oregon's death-with-dignity law released a video this week saying she'll likely wait.

"I still feel good enough and I still have enough joy and I still laugh and smile with my family and friends enough that it doesn't seem like the right time right now," Brittany Maynard says in a video posted to thebrittanyfund.org on Wednesday.

"But it will come, because I feel myself getting sicker. It's happening each week."

Maynard says has advanced brain cancer. In April, she said, doctors gave her six months to live ( tbtim.es/8ul). Last week she crossed one item off her bucket list with a visit to the Grand Canyon ( tbtim.es/9rt).