What an interesting road I find myself on. I am now officially on sick leave. How odd to find myself here. Not because I believe I am somehow protected from being sick, or it won’t happen to me, but because Continuer la lecture My own little adventure
I met a lovely kindred spirit last week who invited me for a quick coffee…for two and a half hours. Our conversation went off in all sorts of directions. We laughed and there were even tears. We had a real Continuer la lecture What are you building?
As the new school year is under way and parents will be meeting their children’s teacher, I wish to address the teachers. Dear teacher, Thank you. Thank you for being concerned for the children in your class; for my child. Continuer la lecture Dear teacher
As I sing at the top of my lungs, completely out of tune, a friendly face came to join me. It belongs to Dalton. In looking at his goofy grin and recognising his important presence, it brought me back to the Continuer la lecture Hairy angel
I scream from the rooftops that I need balance! I find myself in the midst of an existential crisis. You see, since I am a teacher I have the luxury of two months vacation every summer. I am now right in the Continuer la lecture balance
Recently I found myself on hold on the phone for 15 minutes before hanging up. It was my second attempt to reach an office in our health system. Before the calls I searched the internet for the office names and phone Continuer la lecture to deal with illness, you better be heathy
In honour of my Irish blood and it being St Patrick’s day I decided to talk about beer mugs, not the actually beer but the mug. Add to that, shot glasses. It is funny for me to make reference to any form of Continuer la lecture from a shot glass to a beer mug
Last week I mentioned that as a spouse we are often to face medical emergencies that even doctor’s with all their equipment may feel uncomfortable in facing. Though,last week’s story makes me chuckle from the sheer insanity of it all, Continuer la lecture The spouse…
Last week, the subject of patient identity was touched upon. Easy steps on how one can be supportive to a good sense of identity were offered. This week the subject of aspects that support resiliency as it pertains to a person Continuer la lecture the patient … continued
In past blogs, I have talked about having special energizing moments for my children and for myself to help foster resiliency. It became particularly important when facing my husband’s crazy medical ride. If the medical situation called for building resiliency in us, the same Continuer la lecture What about the patient?