I’m a runner. I ran in high school for a short period of time when I was going to Monterey High School. I went to 4 different high schools growing up so it was hard to get into anything for long enough to figure it all out. I remember wearing Reeboks, having
The frisbee came flying at me and as I moved to catch it I tripped over this step in my yard. It was one of those falls in infinite slow motion. I was going down incrementally, with each new hit I thought surely that was the end of the fall, but it
This is my ‘year of recovery.’ Last year and the year before it were the ‘years of divorce.’ My ex-husband struggles with alcoholism and I finally felt able to make the leap. He’s a beautiful man, talented, sweet, gentle, insightful, creative. He was a good dad. I love him. I always will.
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I wrote this post last year and never published it. Since then the #metoo movement took off and more women have been speaking up about sexism and sexual harassment. The culture of silence. “You have to pick your battles.” That’s what my friend says to me as we relate the different
Massage appointment times available March 23rd, 30th, April 6th, and 8th, 13th, and 20th. Text 479-466-8294 to request an appointment or request an appointment through the Integrated Massage Facebook Page I love my job as a nurse. It’s another way of serving, and I have found that my life makes more sense
During the Persian Gulf War I was an Airman in the Air Force working in a warehouse, driving trucks, forklifts, and lifting heavy boxes. I hurt my low back then–was out of commission for about 3 months. The medical doctors did x-rays and tests, they put me through physical therapy, ice therapy,
Heart Attack. My patients come in waves. The most common patients I have are grumpy old dudes with congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. I’m pretty fond of them. This week all of my patients were younger, some younger than me, with coronary artery disease at huge risk for heart