We realize our mortality with every one of Dad’s cardiology appointments. The deaths of those who didn’t survive past 18 seem younger and sadder.
Negligence is defined by the Journal of the American Medical Association, as "failure to use such care as a reasonably prudent and careful person would use under similar circumstances." Half asleep and half awake I wandered the halls of that metal prison. Nurses held me down as I kicked and started to yell about Mrs...then… Continue reading Abby: Part 2
Unfortunately, since my short time out of nursing school and in to the real hospital world, I’ve felt more like a drowning fish; an animal in its own environment struggling to survive due to complete consumption of the world around them.
It started at the lake with a conscious decision to bring a conclusion to the pain, the pregnancy and the life I never wanted.
We didn’t talk about feelings, though they were all over the spectrum. We used to say that we were either engulfed by the fire or stone cold frozen. We were so passionate about serving God and people. There was nothing we would rather do than be all consumed in The Lord’s work. We felt not… Continue reading Emily and Luke: Part 1
*Mature content. May be triggering to those with sexual trauma* Stacy had boyfriends in high school but her greatest love was math. Her relationship with math was a little different from her peers. Stacy never used a calculator and yet she calculated with ease. Her numbers had personalities and helped her through the problem.… Continue reading Stacy
He grew up in Detroit. He was tall and thin yet strong. He had a fu manchu since he could grow facial hair. Above all, Henry was about family. He had 3 daughters that he adored and he would do anything for them, including go to prison. It happened one evening when he was with his… Continue reading Henry’s Story