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Happy Nurses Week

May of 2009 I graduated from Nursing school and 10 years goes by fast. As a student I was filled with much hope and longed to make a difference in […]

Living with gratitude

There are many things I am grateful for and many things I am appreciative of, but I realized I could be quite the complainer. Maybe I was always a complainer, […]

Confessions of a PICU nurse

I am really nervous to write this, but being a writer somehow equates to vulnerability. And it seems that there’s always at least one person who’s life is touched by […]

Sometimes there are miracles

Everyone always has an opinion about someone else. And that’s where this story starts. I had no opinion of this man when I first met him. But everyone I knew […]

Did I break the Sabbath

Growing up I probably made it to church every Sunday. But as soon as I turned 18 and started working a full time job and attending college full time, my […]

The scars of cancer

There are no words to describe this kid, because words cannot do justice… the first time I met him, I was trying to help him stand; he said to me, […]

That PICU nurse LIFE

No one can understands what a PICU nurse feels, thinks, and experiences.. that is, besides her PICU coworkers in her moments of true devastation. It’s Pediatric Nurse Week, and some […]

Sleep is a wonderful thing

I don’t think I’ve truly appreciated sleep before. In the past I compromised an hour here and there to go out, to catch up on errands, and let my busy […]

On this side of Heaven

You were selfless and giving, full of love and laughter. You had so much energy and way about you. My heart was full whenever you were around. On this side […]

Saying Sorry

Sometimes life requires us to apologize first, and not because we were wrong. I think it takes great strength to say “I’m sorry”, we place ourselves in a vulnerable position. […]

2PM Coffees

The thing about coffee is that, it’s never just coffee. 2pm rolls around and I descend down the elevators and make my way to Starbucks. I’m a creature of habit.  […]