Christian Single, Labor & Delivery Nurse

Surprise in Labor and Delivery!

Labor and Delivery Nurse - March 1982- 11 p.m. Mary Lou, our assistant nurse manager, wrote our assignments for the night shift on the large whiteboard at the nursing station after we listened to report from the evening shift. We only had 5 women in labor so far, so she gave me Helen in the… Continue reading Surprise in Labor and Delivery!

Christian Single, General Nursing, orthopedics, Rehabilitation Nurse

Knee Rehabilitation

November 16, 2004 I thank the Lord for the progress I'm making here in the rehabilitation center after my knee replacement on November 8. I now only need Percocet for the pain every three hours which my stomach can tolerate right after I eat a snack. It was great to sleep 7 hours last night!… Continue reading Knee Rehabilitation

Christian Single, General Nursing, Marsha Swinehart RN, Nurse Practitioner, orthopedics, Rehabilitation Nurse

Total Knee Replacement

October 9, 2004 "For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us." Romans 8:18 (KJV) "What man is he that fears the Lord? Him shall He teach in the way that He shall choose." Psalm 25:12 (KJV) If the… Continue reading Total Knee Replacement

Christian Single, General Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, orthopedics, Rehabilitation Nurse

More Knee Pain

August 2, 2004 "Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you." I Peter 4:12 (KJV) "In every trial, there are gleams of light and relief, but full deliverance is often delayed by our anxiety to obtain it. God Himself and not the… Continue reading More Knee Pain

Christian Single, General Nursing, orthopedics

Pain, Pain – Go Away!

April 22, 2004 I had my painful left knee injected with cortisone yesterday because I could barely walk. I have been trying to climb more flights of stairs at work to get in shape for ascending the Great Wall in China, but it has only made my knee worse. I do wish I never would… Continue reading Pain, Pain – Go Away!

Christian Single, General Nursing

What Next, Lord?

January 1, 2003 My Pastor had a wonderful message last night at the New Year's Eve service at church on Philippians 3:13-14, "This one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God… Continue reading What Next, Lord?

Christian Single, General Nursing, Nurse Practitioner

Why am I so weak?

Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner - August 2002 I have now been working in this very busy clinic for 4000 employees of the insurance company for several months. One of my duties is to give routine vaccinations to employees when they request them. During an unusually slow afternoon, I checked my vaccine stock to see if… Continue reading Why am I so weak?