Writing Challenge: Why Paramedicine?

"You are exhausted all the time and stretched too thin. Why would you choose a career that is mentally and physically draining when you already have a degree and other options?" When I was writing my speech for my college graduation, I struggled with figuring out how to say what I wanted to say, but … Continue reading Writing Challenge: Why Paramedicine?

Letter #27: To The Man Whose Life I Couldn’t Save

To the Man Whose Life I Couldn't Save, You were my first cardiac call. I was new, fresh out of 4 months of EMT training, and you were my first cardiac call. Until you, it was a few broken bones, some colds, and a lot of elderly patients. But you were young or at least … Continue reading Letter #27: To The Man Whose Life I Couldn’t Save

Day 19: Oversleeping and Long Jump Records

I overslept today, and not in the dammit I'm going to be 5 minutes late to work kind of oversleeping, but the I am now an hour late to work kind of oversleeping. I, completely disregarding my normal routine of triple checking everything before I go to sleep, forgot to switch my phone from vibrate … Continue reading Day 19: Oversleeping and Long Jump Records