Category Archives: My Life

This One Time, in an Ambulance

Well,  I haven’t written anything longer than a “CYA” Patient Care document in quite some time. I wonder who reads them, other than the occasional once-over by my partner to make sure I haven’t missed any of the best parts … Continue reading

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Things they don’t teach you in (EMT) school

Well, I’m almost done my practicum… by almost, I mean I could do 4 more tours without having any patients I can use to sign off on my last 2 competencies- but I’m almost finished.  I think there’s something wrong with … Continue reading

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Sick/Not Sick

It’s 0530 and I’m just about finished my last hospital shift for practicum. The ER is… actually fun- if you’re not a patient. I’m the IV superstar student here- I will hit it the first time, every time- even if … Continue reading

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Really Hard.

I remember back when I was pregnant and someone asked me “Oh, are you going to prenatal classes? Lamaze? Anything?” and I snorted and said “Don’t be ridiculous. Women have been pushing out babies for thousands of years, even before … Continue reading

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Out of the Frying Pan

I watched this Ted talk a while ago and I have to say, it’s done a lot to change my perspective on stress. Nevertheless, that doesn’t mean I don’t have any (stress), it doesn’t mean I’m not up until the … Continue reading

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D.I.E…..ting

Ah… You’ve been missing me have you? Well, I could tell you all about the DRAMA going on in EMT school right now, and the rising levels of frustration…but I’ve been working on NOT wallowing in that mess so, no, … Continue reading

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Go Big

You’re probably going to hear a lot about my EMT School Adventures over the next few months. Can’t help it. Other than seeing the Lego movie last week, I haven’t done a damn thing that wasn’t to do with school. … Continue reading

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