The night shift life


I’ve been a night shift nurse since 2008.  For the last four years, I’ve worked virtually every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.  I clock in and am on the floor by 6:45 pm.  I report to day shift and get to leave usually by 7:08 am (that’s the magic time to make sure you get […]

Ah, tapering


With nine days and counting to the Derby City Mini Marathon, I am thoroughly enjoying my taper week.  When I first laid out my training program for the mini, I was none to happy about the idea of tapering.  There were several things I was concerned about. If I tapered, I wouldn’t run the full […]

Never a dull moment


I’ve been a labor and delivery nurse for over four years now.  There was a brief point in time, where I felt like I’d just about seen it all. That moment was VERY brief. I’m amazed, four years into being an L&D nurse, that I see something new every week.  Occasionally, they’re miraculous kinds of […]

From one inspired blogger to the next…


Thank you, Laura for nominating me for The Very Inspiring Blogger Award!  How awesome!  You made my week, and thank you Laura, and every other reader, for reading. I didn’t know this initially, so this is a bit belated.  With this nomination comes some requirement.  First, I get to give seven fun facts about myself, […]