“Pain is what the patient says it is.” These words are first spoken to us very early Continue reading
I told Tommy this morning that I sure wish I could take some of this from him. Continue reading
As nurses AND as humans, our perception of another’s struggles is just so incredibly limited. We don’t know what it’s like for them. We just don’t. Continue reading
No matter what your profession, there are just some days where a little help is needed to put one foot in front of the other and go do it all over again.
There is such beauty in openness, isn’t there? We have much to learn from each other, but we’re so consumed in our chaos du jour that we don’t even realize this.
It may not be apparent in whatever chaos surrounds you at this moment, Continue reading
I probably should’ve known when that sneaky weariness smacked me from out of nowhere late Monday morning. Continue reading
I woke up today at 0500 pretty much in agony. The entire right upper quadrant of my head was caught in a grip of searing pain that centered behind my right eye, and just radiated outward from there. Continue reading
I was told I have beautiful numbers recently. Yep, I sure was. Believe it or not, this excites me. Actually, it thrills me. Encourages me. It energizes, inspires, and soothes me. And it absolutely terrifies me. All at the same time. Continue reading
Whatever mountain you may be staring up today, know you won’t be facing it alone. Never, ever alone. “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand” (Isaiah 41:10)