One of the wisest things the Jiu-Jitsu Warrior has ever said was “identity cannot be compromised for people”. I wrote The Ninja Nurse without her Jui-Jitsu Warrior exactly a year […]
Today I caught a tall white man staring intently at me. “What does he want?” I just wanted to drink my Frappuccino in peace, the one my amazing barista added […]
One of the biggest convictions we have is the tug a war relationship between being kind and distancing ourselves from people/places. Not just any, the toxic ones. As a Christian, […]
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, […]
I really want to take a minute to brag about my new coworkers: the PICU nurses, Pediatric nurses, and Patient Care Technicians.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Our meeting was so incidental, it was funny what you asked me just so you could start up a conversation. But that was the first day of this journey for […]
She wasn't always a ninja and he wasn't always a warrior...
This week I completed my first two weeks of night shift. Yikes!
There is a darkness
Most people’s view of a nurse is someone who wakes you up during the night to listen to your heart and lungs, the person you complain about for not bringing […]
Two weeks ago was Nurse’s week and what a great time of year to reflect on how I ended up on this journey. It was an ordinary day for […]
Christmas Eve I was wondering how I was the lucky one to pull the short straw and work two Christmas’ in a row. But without further thought, I decided I […]