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Compassion Found

June 20, 2011 Amy gardenJesusRandomResidency

I am back on the wards after two months being elsewhere. I read back over my last post and marvel at the burnout I had three months ago.  Its not all gone but its better.  I smile at children again, I savor the little things and I am in awe of all that we can […]

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Transition Epic Fail

February 23, 2011 Amy Disability StuffPatient-nessRandomResidency

So the hip is going and I need a steroid shot. Ideally I would like to go to Baltimore and have my surgeon see me and do it. It takes about two minutes and it works for three months. He wipes the site with a etoh pad, shoots a fluro image, shoots me up and […]

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Its the circle….circle of…

February 15, 2011 Amy ChildrenDisability StuffPatient-nessRandomResidency

Fall down. Get up. Fall down. Get up. Fall down. Get up. Fall down. Get Up. Just keep smiling. Just keep smiling. Just keep smiling. Just keep smiling. Just keep smiling. Fall down. Get up. Fall down. Get up. Fall down. Get up. Fall down. Get Up. Welcome to the world of chronic illness. It […]

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Drowning

February 9, 2011 Amy GeneralJesusMy MomRandomResidencyRomaniaThe Future

Last night I had  a dream that I was drowning in a enclosed space. Key sign that my intern mental health might be fraying.  I think I am reaching the breaking point.  I wish Kenya was next month.  I need it to remind me why all of this is worth it. What I am drowning […]

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An Intern’s Prayer

December 30, 2010 Amy JesusRandomResidencyThe Future

Dear God, Vacation  was surrealy beautiful….I ate well, slept well, was loved well. I was surrounded by beauty of surroundings, of relationships and immersed in a pool of acceptance and grace.  I gorged on the ease of knowing people so well that I didn’t have to work at it. Then it ended. Internship in comparison […]

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