“The Holy Spirit is not a thing to be controlled, but a force to let loose in our lives.” – Fr. David Pivonka, TOV I have to admit, going back for round two of the Milwaukee Encounter retreat, I was hesitant on what it could provide for me. I was not exactly sure what I … More The Goose Got Loose
Hello there! Here are some photos that you can chose to receive as a thank you for donating to my Pilgrimage Fund on: Lovely bridge found in Northern South Bend on a dreary rainy day 2. Two minutes before peak of the recent eclipse in South Bend, IN 3. The Rocca Maggiore in Assisi, Italy B&W … More AMK Photography Photos
A pilgrimage. A journey to a sacred place. A journey of prayer, renewal, and discovery. All of this and more were present throughout The Holy Spirits Pilgrimage I went on recently with Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend and Verso Ministries. I decided to go on the pilgrimage for several reasons but my main motivation was to deepen my relationship with God. What better … More Gentle Embrace
Did they look at it? Did he see my snap? Have they added something to their story? Snapchat. More like Anxietychat. Every once in a while social media feeds into my anxiety, making it worse than I can handle. I’ve deactivated Facebook more than a few times and I no longer receive notifications on my … More Snapchat Deleted.
PSA: This post is different from any previous post I’ve done. And a LOT longer!… …There’s not many times anymore that I feel inspired to writer “poetry.” But I have recently and I have decided to share it with the interwebs! It’s long…like an Epic Poem! And it’s very rough and very personal but here … More I Hold On
Hey readers! It’s been quite awhile since I have posted. I would say that that’s a good sign! So much has happened in 8 months and hopefully a post will come soon about it 🙂 As for this post, it’s more nursing fun! Some random ponderings one night at work. Enjoy! Pain sucks. That much … More The 6th Vital Sign
A common stereotype of Intensive Care nurses is that we are impatient. I, for one, have said many times, “I’m impatient, I’m an ICU nurse.” However, I have decided that this is an excuse; a weakness; a crutch, that I have been using to deem my impatience appropriate. I have realized that, as many of … More Impatience: an excuse?
No stories recently? I know, I apologize…but there have been no intensely sick people! Which is a good thing ^_^ To move on to another love: I had the awesome opportunity to attend the New York Comic Con 2016! It was my first Comic Con (I have attended a couple Anime Cons) and it was … More Costumes, Cons, and Disney
I know that soon into this post you will be asking, “This is a Nurse blog! Why are you discussing dancing?” Surprise! Nurses are people too and have a variety of interests. One of mine happens to be Swing Dancing! You know, the dancing of the 1920s that our grandparents reminisce about? Ever heard of … More iLindy
Hello stranger! I have not posted frequently enough. It has been too busy which, in my case, is a good thing! It has been a month and a half into my orientation at my new place and it is a complete 180 from my previous place. I have seen more exciting things and learned more … More UPdate!