Health Care Services, Nursing, Nursing Stories

THE FALL

I entered a large department store on a rainy Sunday two weeks ago. My foot hit a slick spot and I became airborne. You know that awful feeling when you’re going down and there is nothing you can do about it. I drifted in slow motion closer and closer to a display table, finally making… Continue reading THE FALL

Memoir, Nursing Stories, Writing the Book

PERSISTENCE

In 2014, I finished my memoir. In spite of myself, I persisted and finished. Ten years ago, I left a full time nurse practitioner job and began to write in earnest. The book I just birthed is not the one I started then. It has been configured many times: moving chapters, changing tenses from past… Continue reading PERSISTENCE