Why was caring for the dying so tough? (It’s not what you think!)

I'm young at heart, but I have always been an old soul. As a child, my favorite people were my elderly paternal grandparents and people their age or older. So, it's no wonder, really, that I gravitated toward caring for dementia, geriatric, and hospice patients as a registered nurse. Death is sacred. Seeing someone take… Continue reading Why was caring for the dying so tough? (It’s not what you think!)

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What am I doing in Southeast Asia?

Quit My Job At the end of June 2016, I quit my job as registered nurse in a lovely hospice facility to move to Southeast Asia. Destination: Cambodia. One of my goals was to show my 13-year-son—who, as an only child, was becoming increasingly spoiled—how good he had it. That is, how we in the Western… Continue reading What am I doing in Southeast Asia?