How did the meaning of "resolve" come to be? A firm determination to do something Two days of wanting to stay hiding in my bed. Two days of getting into my scrubs and roaming the halls, beeping my chin up from the ground. Two days of averted eyes, and half-fake smiles, and "how are you… Continue reading Resolve
When this gift showed up my on doorstep yesterday, I didn't know what to do with it. I was expecting to get this last Stridebox (out of 6) in December, but it never came. A 6-month "subscription" to the Stridebox was a graduation/moving gift given to me by K. I got the first one in… Continue reading The Gift I Didn’t Want to Get
What do you do when your mind is consumed with thoughts of soft, sweet, chocolatey, delicious carbohydrate snacks all morning? Especially when those are the exact kinds of snacks you swore to eat less of in the New Year, and that you purposely did not pack in your lunch for the day? Well, you do… Continue reading Curse You Nutman!
My hospital has a bird's nest. It's not a real bird's nest, but a piece of art. Every day I walk along a row of windows that allow me to see the bird's nest from many different angles. On the days when I am walking outside (usually from emergency in the main building back to… Continue reading The Nest
When I was 16, I fell in love with a Tree. She was tall, strong, full, stark, old, and beautiful. I sat beneath her canopy while I studied, and she waited for me everyday. I leaned against her rough, strong trunk for support and she never leaned away. I felt her knobbly, crooked roots transform… Continue reading My First Love