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Recovery continues

23 June 2014

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I’ve been walking more, starting to bend and flex more (Within the limits imposed by my neurosurgeon), and have been able to lift up to 18 pounds. Longest walk was 5 miles. Today marks the first day I am back at work in the high rise at the day job. I actually started back last […]

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From provider to patient

7 January 2014

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How many of you have become a patient since becoming involved in EMS? More than just a minor injury or illness? I know of providers who have battled cancer, major injuries (One of my friends is currently coming back from being hit by a car while on his scooter off-duty.), and other major illnesses. I […]

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Failure is NOT an option

6 May 2013

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The past few months have been a bit trying on me. And making me feel like I was failing. Not school-wise. Back in February, I crashed my MTB. Ended up in the ER, who let me know my hand/thumb/wrist was not broken. OK. Bruising goes away… Then the realization that it wasn’t going away began […]

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8 years later…

1 August 2012

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… and I still miss him terribly. For a few reasons, this year’s anniversary of Rory’s death has been tougher on me than previous. I knew going into the academy would mean a lot of sacrifice and time, but I didn’t realize how, at times, it would take such a toll emotionally on me. First, […]

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An advanced apology to my friends and family

17 January 2012

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With my acceptance into the Paramedic Academy, this next year will mean incredible change for me. It means my life will boil down to school, work, and sleep (In that order of priority). If you are reading this, and you are a paramedic already, you know exactly what I mean. If not, this is a […]

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