The other day was one of those days where I was just done before my NICU shift even started. Even though I knew my two babies very well, I was frustrated because they were both going to be a hot mess, and I wanted no part of it. Going into anything with that kind of … Continue reading I Should Know By Now…
The other day the state of New York passed the "Reproductive Health Act," which legalized abortions up until the infant's birth, meaning that a full term infant can now be killed for any "reason." When I read this story, I felt like I was going to throw up. I still feel sick just thinking about … Continue reading The Sanctity of Life
You ever have those experiences where things don't go according to plan, and you can either get frustrated or laugh at the absurdity of it all? Ever have a long day at work on a holiday, only to go home and find a homeless drug-addict woman in her car that's stopped in the middle of … Continue reading Happy New Year?
The other day, as I walked into the break room at work before my shift, one of the other nurses called my name and said, "Hannah, your favorite baby went home this morning!" My eyes went wide. She was referring to a special little boy that I have had the honor of caring for over … Continue reading Preemie Graduation
There are times when I doubt that going back to school was the right decision. There are days (so many days) when I am so tired that I want to crawl into bed and sleep for days on end. So much work, frustration, missed opportunities due to homework, and so much stress. Why do I … Continue reading Late Night Thoughts: Back to School
One of the things that God has been reinforcing with me lately is that He has a plan for everything, not just the good circumstances. I know that this sounds like a cliché for Christians, but it's difficult to put into practice. Some days at work I feel fine. Other days... not so fine. Annoyed, … Continue reading Right Place, Right Time
How do you react when something doesn't go your way? I'm not talking about not getting to go to your favorite restaurant for dinner, I'm talking about life changes that didn't work out like you'd planned. Speaking for myself, I tend to spiral out of control (these disappointments tend to come at times when I'm … Continue reading A Better Plan