Category Archives: work

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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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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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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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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What are you doing here?

Not everyone wakes up one day and decides “Wow! Riding in the back of an ambulance up to my elbows in someone’s guts sounds like FUN!” In fact, very very few people ever come to that realization. And really, I … Continue reading

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as Crazy Does

  So, since my last post, I have ass-over-teakettled into a nasty bout of depression. In fact, I think the whole Hoodie post was a big red flag had I bothered to notice. Since the seriously crazy week I spent … Continue reading

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Call of the Wild

There are days, sometimes weeks and months where I think DH and Reasonable Child would be better off if I just wandered off into the woods and didn’t come back. It’s times like that when it doesn’t seem to matter … Continue reading

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