Hard-to-Loves

hard-to-loves. those people who just really rub ya the wrong way, you know what i mean? when you work in healthcare, your goal is to care for everyone {obvi}. and those of us who openly share our experiences as healthcare providers well... we like to share all the fun and exciting stuff about our jobs.... Continue Reading →

2019 Intentions.

For the last half of 2018, I honestly felt like I was just coasting. Things weren't bad, but they weren't great. They just were. And I suppose there is nothing inadvertently wrong with that; the mundane isn't always a bad thing. But to be honest, nothing about my routine left me feeling replenished or refreshed.... Continue Reading →

Entering the SNF.

The story of how I got my first OT job. My first Level I clinical was in a SNF close to home, so I decided to knock out the 40 hours during my Spring Break. I remember it being a long and somewhat overwhelming week. Because the placement was setup with a therapy team employed... Continue Reading →

Praying on the Treadmill

Anyone who knows me in my personal life knows that I have a longtime distaste for physical activity. The gym and I haven't exactly been friends, like ever. This, in part, has to due with my lack of normal coordination that most people seem to just magically have. But if I'm being real, the truth... Continue Reading →

Cut the Carbs in Idle Bread.

This is often my life on days when I don't have a structured routine. Laying on my bed, thinking about all of the things that 'need to' and 'should' get done, all while finding it incredibly challenging to muster up the desire or inspiration to start anything productive. Recently I've been thinking a lot about... Continue Reading →

You got this?

We are entering week two of 2018 and it seems like the New Year's vibe hasn't quite worn off yet. Which is fine. But I keep seeing all these posts on Instagram that are all like "Live your best life", "You can totally handle whatever life throws at you", "You got this girl". But like,... Continue Reading →

Praying for Prayer.

I'm going to start things off with a big helping of honesty and reflection: throughout my first few weeks as a practicing occupational therapist, I prayed about my job performance maybe twice. I just put my head down and powered through, relying on myself to get the job done. While this wasn't a complete failure... Continue Reading →

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