Reentering the workforce after a long break is challenging. Are employers willing to open their doors to “career relaunchers”? … More Reentry into the Workforce
Starting over is not a failure. It’s a chance to charter the course we truly want. … More “Starting Over Is Not A Failure”
All it took was a smile. Jennifer Hansen had a smile that welcomed you to her store. … More All It Took Was A Smile
Franklin D. Roosevelt once said “We have nothing to fear, but fear itself.” Fear is an imagination that becomes a “story” of fact, when it is not. ” … More Fear Merchants
The nurse took 4 alcohol pads and swabbed the catheter that was sticking out from my chest. She screwed in two long narrow plastic tubes into the catheter plugs, walked over to the machine and flipped it on. I felt the blood draining out of my body, pumping through the dialyzer, and returning the blood back into … More The Inability to Mourn
I am tired. Physically and at times mentally. That is what dialysis will do…even to someone who’s not even 40 years old. Dialysis takes a toll on your body and how you feel, regardless if you try to carry on with your life. Walking is difficult, doing small or big things can wear you out, and … More 39…Going on 40
Being on kidney dialysis isn’t the only thing I’ve learned about my “new normal.” It’s learning how to talk again.
Five things I have learned so far in dialysis. … More Five Things I’ve Learned So Far in Dialysis