April 25, 2005 I thank God for carrying me through the first three weeks of working as a geriatric Nurse Practitioner at the 500 bed nursing home. The insurance company assigned me to provide medical care for 32 residents who have enrolled in their program as an alternative to Medicare. Judy has worked for the… Continue reading Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
February 23, 2005 "I will sing of Thy power, yea, I will sing aloud of Thy mercy in the morning; for Thou hast been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble." Psalm 59:16 Dear Lord, Let me be occupied with You today and not myself. Thank You that You dwell in my heart… Continue reading Job Transition Again
August 2, 2004 "Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to test you, as though some strange thing happened unto you." I Peter 4:12 "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 deliverance… Continue reading More Knee Pain
May 1, 2003 I had crushing chest pain on Saturday, so I called the ambulance and went to the emergency room. They diagnosed me with pleurisy and pneumonia, put me on antibiotics, and sent me home. How I thank the Lord for the perfect peace He gave me during the hours I lay on the… Continue reading Teaching Licensed Practical Nurses
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?
October, 2001 Dr. T., my manager, called me into his office. "Pam, I'm afraid I have some bad news for all of us. The parent hospital has decided to close this campus in the next few months because they are losing so much money at this facility. Next month, they will decrease our hours to… Continue reading Will God Provide?
September, 1998 - New England, USA After I completed my thesis in graduate school, my advisers encouraged me to submit an article summarizing my research findings for publication. The unwieldy title of my thesis was, "Coping Strategies of Successful Caregivers of Nonambulatory Family Members". Nonambulatory means that the person is unable to walk. My parents… Continue reading My Nursing Thesis Published!