Christian Single, General Nursing, Nurse Practitioner

Becoming a Patient

July 1996 I completed my most difficult semester of graduate school thus far. I took pathophysiology, taught by a physician from Russia who had a heavy accent and was challenging to understand. It was a great review of physiology but took us much deeper into what goes wrong in the body when disease occurs. The… Continue reading Becoming a Patient

General Nursing, High School, International Nursing, Life Changing Letter

Life Changing Letter

Saturday, January 16, 1971 I gazed out the window of our small stone home in the country and saw the mailman drive away. "I'll get the mail, Mom!" I hurriedly put on my winter coat, hat, and mittens to brave the bitter cold. I ran down the gravel driveway, scooped the letters from the mailbox,… Continue reading Life Changing Letter