Anatomy of A Good Team

The following are the five parts of anatomy they presented that are helpful in developing a good team. Get this structure right and your team will rock!

Not a Normal Day

One day last fall was not a normal day. It has required some good old fashioned resilience for me to move me forward. On the upside, I’ve got some gnarly pictures to share to illustrate the healing process (I’ll show them to you at the end). My family and took off for the weekend on…

A Bath & A Chair

Today I bring you stories of two happy victories. Today I will tell you about a bath and a chair.

Rsrch RN

As many times as I’ve heard myself say, “If I ever settle down it will be with my hearts,” I’ve also heard myself say, “Someday I’d like to go into research.”

Things That Made Me Say Hmm…

Out of the blue I got a text from a friend who is a nurse and has worked with me at two separate employers, both managed care organizations. After a few texts back and forth to catch up the conversation rolled around to work. What can I say except, “It’s a perfect set up? It’s…

Adventure is Out There!

Oddly enough, though I have been at odds with my work, it is one of the things I have found myself most thankful for. Despite the fact that my big corporate job didn’t work out I know that adventure is out there!

Kick It Up

Sometimes I think life is all about perception. I am often struck by how different my life is than how others perceive it. More often I am struck by the realization that other people’s lives are so different from my own in so many ways. I thought I would share a day in the life of this nurse. Maybe a few examples will help people know what nursing can be like.

Peace at Hospice & In Life

  After a 6 or 7 year hiatus I find myself back at the bedside at a hospice organization.  As I start this post tonight I am working 11PM – 7AM.  It occurs to me that I’ve spent so much of my life dealing with illness and death that I can’t help but be acutely…

A Little More Focus

I think most people have a picture in their mind of what they want their life to be… Their family, friends, home, career, health, finances, etc. The list goes on. A few things in regards to what I said about my career in that first post: