Power Walks & Vulnerability

September 25, 2016 So, here’s the deal: Social work does not mess around. I had a particularly difficult week, complete with two separate meltdowns – one to my mom and the other to my best friend. By Thursday, I was emotionally drained and mentally exhausted, and I was thankful that I did not have to go…

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A love letter to nurses everywhere

June 2, 2016 My day today involved working on a trauma unit with beyond-stressed nurses worrying about their patients going to surgery and trying to manage pain with Motrin because that’s all the doctor would order and praying for patience and unconditional positive regard for a difficult patient detoxing from heroin. It was a hard…

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