The mornings when you wake up, and literally have nothing to do, are the best kind of mornings. This morning, was not one of those. If felt like there were a couple dozen sticky notes on my brain, and I wasn’t sure which to do first, sound familiar? But today it was still pretty good. … More My Next Adventure
In honor of the last day of nurse’s week I wanted to write a post on the theme this year, A Culture of Safety. Today was one of the most challenging, and yet most rewarding days I’ve had in a long time. I certainly earned every single penny I made today. I came home exhausted, … More A Culture of Safety
So last night around 11pm after working a 12 hour shift I was feeling a little crafty. I had been wanting to be more intentional about my prayer life and so I made a prayer jar. I had one of those trendy mason jars laying around (you know, the super hipster kind that my friend … More My Prayer Jar
If you told me two years ago I would be where I am, I’m not sure I would have believed you. I had my own perfect plan for my life (that certainly didn’t include being single and living in SoDak! — but even there I have to trust in God, I just have to. He … More Reflections
Do you ever see people who are just so happy all the time that it’s almost irritating? Like, seriously, do they never have a bad day? I know, I should be happy that they are so happy, but in my heart of hearts it just doesn’t always seem real. I realize naming my blog The … More Let’s be Real Here
Sometimes when I have a free moment at work I love to pinterest search “hilarious.” You will be amazed. Do it. Come on, try it right now. You will laugh your guts out. (Or at least I do.) It’s almost embarrassing how funny I find memes. I’m at the nurses station nearly in tears of … More Hilarious Nursing Week Memes
“Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.” – Mother Teresa When I first heard about mindfulness I had no idea what it was about. I assumed maybe it was some sort of meditation, but in whatever case it sounded quite strange. Maybe I’m the only skeptic. But … More Mindfulness for the Moment
I am very excited to be embarking on this new adventure of writing a blog. So many thoughts are always floating around my head that I thought it would be nice to have a place to share them. I hope to engage and encourage other nurses along the journey. As I think about what to … More Well Hello There!