Turning That Cheek In The Grocery Store

I did it. I almost bled to death from biting my tongue last night. (I am on blood thinners after all). Ok, so I didn’t really, but it sure was mentally excrutiating pretending their was a muzzle on my mouth while someone was badmouthing me within earshot. But I somehow managed (only with that Holy […]

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When Some ‘Things’ Don’t Work Themselves Out

For some reason I was reminded the other day of my of very early nursing days and one of my most unusual encounters with a patient. (Of course I will remain as vague as possible for anonymity purposes, but I think you’ll get the drift.) Once upon a time on a surgical unit of a […]

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Professions: Selling the body vs. saving the body?

At the risk of sounding bitter, or self-degrading, I am sharing this post to reveal some of the authentic, rawness that intertwined my personal experience with infidelity and my own profession in an “off” moment. This was written a day that I was feeling a particularly high regard of pity for myself after a bad […]

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