I’m sorry I haven’t been around much lately. I’d like to say that the events of the last few months have just left me speechless, but those who know me best will know right away that this is a lie. Debi is never without words. Truly.Continue reading
On sharing one of your favorite worst days.
Don’t you hate how it’s the most difficult days that actually teach us the most? The ones that seem to engulf you in a neverending downward spiral that both hits you rapid fire, but moves in maddeningly slow motion all at the same time?Continue reading
On encouraging Nurses.
I’ve never been comfortable with nurses being called heroes. Yes, we’ll fight for you – even though we don’t know you. Yes, we expose ourselves to whatever you happen to bring our way – whether physical or emotional. It’s all pretty contagious, actually. And yes, as we’ve all seen plastered all over the news and internet lately … sometimes we work under some pretty grueling circumstances.Continue reading
On wasted days and restless nights.
I wish I could tell you that last night wasn’t horrible. That the migraine that had already wasted most of my yesterday had not just continued to build as the day crept forward.Continue reading
When all you can say is Hallelujah.
What kind of love is this?? I mean, seriously.Continue reading
On what’s in that hole.
It’s 4 AM when it begins. It’s my mind. My heart. They’re awake. Both of them. Wide awake. Again. Processing. Remembering. Pondering. Aching. Heavy. Burdened. Continue reading
On hoarder bonding, helping people feel better, and holding tight to a lap full of squish.
I was cancelled from my shift at the hospital the other day. I know, it’s a little crazy to think that nurses would actually be turned away right now when all we’re hearing about are the nonstop reports of the impending invasion of COVID-19.Continue reading
On the brain, the heart, and waves that just won’t stop.
I was telling one of my nursing friends yesterday that I still get that little squeeze of anxiety Continue reading
On being okay with what is, even when you think it’s not there.
I started out my Monday with my phone ringing at 0511. Apparently we’re short-staffed again Continue reading
When it’s a tad chilly in Orlando.
What perfect weather to tell you about Continue reading