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Work doesn’t change

Work doesn’t change

By on May 31, 2005

Scuba diving adventure will have to wait. Entirely too late to post much. Spent about 2-3 hours playing with Pegasus as an email client on my laptop. Seems to work only when it wants. Large attachments crashed the program, then

Home again

Home again

By on May 30, 2005

Back from a great week’s vacation in California. Feeling very relaxed. I can’t believe I have to go to work tomorrow, ugh! I have a lot to do in the next two weeks, trying not to think about it right

I survived!

I survived!

By on May 22, 2005

I survived the triathlon, finished in one piece, and I didn’t finish last! I even passed a few people on the bike, they were all on mountain bikes, as I was. the water was frigid, about 55 degrees. the run

Septic Emboli

Septic Emboli

By on May 16, 2005

27 year old guy comes in with a “spider bite”. What he didn’t realize is that the little blue spots on his fingers & toes were septic emboli from a blood borne infection. Did it start with the “bite”? Was

Saturday Twenty One

Saturday Twenty One

By on May 15, 2005

Another great bike ride today with a friend, 26 miles. Maybe a little too much for 1 week before my triathlon, but it was so much fun, such a great day, and I couldn’t help myself. We went all over

Twenty Two!

Twenty Two!

By on May 14, 2005

2nd of 9 shifts in a row done as well. The most exciting thing today was I got my new triathlon racing suit…suitable for swimming (snug), biking (thin layer of padding), and running without having to don & doff clothing

Twenty Three

Twenty Three

By on May 13, 2005

Mr. Crabby Neurologist apologized to me today in a very adult way, unlike his behavior the other night. Busy shift, but not too interesting. 18 year old with siezures. 98 year old crocheting, churchgoer got weak. Man with fever sent

THings you don’t want to try for the first time on a real person

THings you don’t want to try for the first time on a real person

By on May 11, 2005

For this post, I really wish I had the writing skills of VictorVanHee or Dr. Charles. Perhaps if they are reading, they could rewrite todays experience for me. Victor…remember that post of mine that you rewrote, then I wrote a

Twenty four

Twenty four

By on May 10, 2005

How scary it must be, to be locked inside a brain that cannot express itself. She was able to see but not identify, hear but not understand, talk but not be understood. Sometimes a little medical knowledge is a little

Bike & Climb

Bike & Climb

By on May 10, 2005

This was a fantastic day, the sun was out, the temperature was perfect. The lilacs are blooming as are the azaleas & magnolias. I did a 24 mile ride…my last “long” ride before the triathlon. It was beautiful and quiet.