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Feed Me

The worst part about motherhood is not the lack of sleep.  It’s not the complete and unending exhaustion. It isn’t the relentless breastfeeding, sore nipples, sore back, that deep and unfulfilled desire to move except you are tethered to another … Continue reading

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Head of the Class

It was hard to know if I belonged.  I wasn’t like the typical medical student.  I had never set out to become a doctor, it was never expected of me, and believe it or not, I kind of fell into … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

I am obsessed with bottles.  Not because I like bottles all that much, it’s because I like to put things in them.  I collect do-dads, trinkets, little bits of shiny things, mostly broken, mostly discarded and I put them in … Continue reading

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Push Pull

There is this phenomenon that I would like to discuss.  Does this happen to any of you?  Of course it does.  If you share a bed with another human being, this has happened.  It is happening now all over the … Continue reading

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Thy Rod and Thy Staff

Sometimes, before I walk into a room with certain patients, I take a deep cleansing breath and whisper, Lord, give me strength.  I just know what’s waiting for me on the other side.  History repeats itself over and over.  I … Continue reading

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Sacrifice

I believe that it is only through sacrifice that we truly find our purpose.  The purpose in all of our lives is to help another without reciprocation.  We don’t get anything in return except a feeling of great accomplishment and … Continue reading

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Moms

Please welcome my friend, Amber Fort, back to my blog.  She’s been on hiatus, but has decided to make an appearance with a post she wrote after a dream she had about our mother’s meeting in heaven and giggling and … Continue reading

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