A Red Ribbon.

Today I cleaned out my desk. A job I held for two years is now done. I case managed over 20 women through their pregnancies in those two years. Some were drug addicts, some were homeless, some I watched relinquish their children to foster care, some should have. All of these women were HIV positive. […]

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Lighter Things.

Life is settling back into its normal routine, jetlag is fading and my post-Ghana culture shock is subsiding. I was prepped for how much culture shock I would have going over, but not coming back. The guilt of what I’ve witnessed versus all I have here weighs on my like 10 tons of bricks. The […]

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Losing a Child.

Two heavy posts. Yuck. But, this is one that needs to be told too, mostly for me. I’m a Pediatric RN at our local, large children’s hospital. I work with children who are chronically ill. Don’t try to hide it, I’ve seen that look on your face before. That “ohhhh…how difficult” look. It’s ok. Some […]

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