Nurses see some pretty awful things. I love what I do, but this is the honest truth. On a daily basis we watch as the ravages of disease take hold and Continue reading
I was just about to begin my shift one morning when it happened. A weary-eyed night-shift friend of mine came up to me and said, “Debi, I need you to go home tonight and write something that’ll make me want to come back and do this again.” Continue reading
Lupus is sneaky. It invades you from the inside out – causing your body to attack itself. It’s exhausting, Continue reading
I first noticed these occurring right after I began working as a nurse and they still happen to me today. I can be totally enveloped in whatever the chaos du jour Continue reading
Apparently our dog had an upset stomach overnight. Repeatedly. We never heard a thing – no whimpers, no cries, not a single desperate woof to go outside.
This gorgeous place is where we spent our summers when I was growing up. Isn’t it breathtaking? No matter where we lived, Continue reading
After the weekend I just worked at the hospital, I couldn’t help but think today about Continue reading
As usual, I seem to be doing things a bit backwards. I started this ministry 18 months ago when it became painfully clear that God had written some painful chapters into my story. I call them my tangles. And, in case you didn’t know … tangles hurt.
Remember getting your hair combed when you were little? Yep. Ouch.
I’m a Registered Nurse who’s getting a fresh glimpse at life from the other end of the stethoscope. Lupus seems to be invading my story, and it’s giving me a brand new perspective on effective patient care, as well as embracing life with intention. Continue reading
I was ready to walk out the door when I got the call. I had gotten up at my usual ridiculous time, drug myself through my usual early morning exercise routine, had my quiet time & coffee, showered, a little makeup, a fast blow-dry. Scrubs on, shoes tied, pockets loaded. Continue reading