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September 1, 2014 Pain Awareness Month #USPainPAM

Dealing with chronic headaches and chronic migraines I deal with pain in my head every day of my life.  I really can’t remember a day without pain in my head for the past 10 years.   380 more words

The key to healthcare innovation is empowering nurses

Sandeep Jauhar argued a few months ago in a New York Times’ op-ed that “Nurses Are Not Doctors” and shouldn’t be given the same responsibilities to care for patients. 542 more words

Losing my Grandparents

If you are reading this post it means that I decided to post it, and to share with all of you something’s I don’t share with many people and not very often. 1,218 more words

My Journey

On ice

How do you filter through all the information that you are confronted with each week? I am on overload.  Let’s just look at one segment of my life and the messages I have had to decipher, filter, and interpret all week.   705 more words

Christian Living


How did it even get to this?

Ten months ago I could do everything myself – dress, shower, wash, get or make food, work, walk… Somehow, thanks to some twisted version of a whole host of events I can do none of these things alone. 760 more words



In addition to tension headaches and migraines, I have two other things wrong with me. I was diagnosed with asthma when I was six. I have PCOS as well, diagnosed when I was 14. 356 more words


An Illness Odyssey: The Best use of Sick Days in my Life

I rarely take sick days. Even when I worked in positions with copious amounts of compensation, I have always viewed sick days as a last resort. 1,341 more words

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