To My Parents with Love….

To My Parents with Love….

“The difference between a good death and a hard death often seemed to hinge essentially on whether someone’s wishes were expressed and respected. Whether they’d had a conversation about how they wanted to live toward the end.”   To Die Well – Sidney Wanzer,...
Get Excited!

Get Excited!

Part of my job right now in preparing to do more of this work involves extensive reading and research on related topics.  Some days I wonder if there’s any hope as I work through this process of learning.  I sit down at my computer to look up a topic,...
The Most Precious Gift – Organ Donation

The Most Precious Gift – Organ Donation

There are days that I will never forget, the ones where I lose patients, the days when I’m reduced to tears over the heart break of a situation I’ve been trying to stay strong through for an entire shift, the ones where a critical patient comes back to say...