a tale of two sprains

I have recently been laid up with an injury that has given me time to reflect on a previous, similar injury, and compare and contrast how they both were handled. Many years ago, back in high school, I sprained my ankle, at least, I think I sprained my ankle, it swelled to the size of … Continue reading a tale of two sprains

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Thoughts On The End

Everyone should read this post. Yes, this is an uncomfortable topic, but it is very important, and Emerging Gently has done an excellent job handling the subject!

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I’ve recently had a dialogue with a reader regarding a recent post. My friend is a Christian Scientist, while I, obviously, am not. The discussion centred somewhat around end-of-life issues, and it’s prompted me to think about this rather uncomfortable subject.

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1989 Measles at Principia Upper School – a first hand account

The following guest post is a a first hand account of the 1989 measles outbreak at the Principia Upper School. What were your experiences with CS nursing while at Prin during the measles outbreak? How did they diagnose it since they're trained to see disease as unreal & contagion as just as unreal? This measles epidemic … Continue reading 1989 Measles at Principia Upper School – a first hand account

what I’ve been reading: c-sections are beautiful too

"Whatever method of delivery that keeps mom and baby healthy, and safe, is a good delivery!" she said, adding, "C-sections are beautiful too. It is still a family, meeting their baby, it’s a miracle." Photographer Shows 'C-Sections Are Beautiful' By Documenting Her Friend's Delivery via the HuffingtonPost  (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/04/c-section-photos_n_6084522.html?utm_hp_ref=parents&ir=Parents\) This is a really amazing look at … Continue reading what I’ve been reading: c-sections are beautiful too