Monthly Archives: June 2011

Anticipatory Grief

There comes a time when a person’s condition may stabilize and or even improve, while they are on hospice care.  The family may be so relieved, but be aware of significant stress and not know why they feel sad or … Continue reading

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Fate

I have had another experience of fate, supernatural timing.  No matter how my choices went, nothing could change this beautiful experience. I was on call, sent to a home to admit a client late in the afternoon and a bit frustrated with the failures of the … Continue reading

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Thank You!

Just want to say this thank you to those coming to my site.  There have been over 410 viewers since I started writing. Is there any other topic or question that you readers would like to have addressed? Thanks again… … Continue reading

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Lingering

Webster’s Dictionery…to be slow in leaving: tarry There are pros and cons for all events in life!  You can relate to that reality.  At end-of-life though, there are testimonies of people lingering for extended periods of time in an unresponsive state … Continue reading

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Conferencing

I am taking part, thanks to my employer, in a Hospiscript conference.  Being around peers who are doing similar work has been interesting to say the least. Good to great information…all which has led me to believe that I am … Continue reading

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Cardinals

Tonight I saw a pair of Cardinals, yes male and female. I thought how beautiful to see them in action. Then I thought about the clients I work with in hospice care. I wondered…what are the last things of this … Continue reading

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Caring for Self

So what did this nurse, hospice nurse, do to take care of herself this weekend…so far? Had taken a nap by 0700 Hour long massage Bought several things that were needed, wanted or way over due.     HEE HEE Got my … Continue reading

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