Tag Archives: hospice

When Death Becomes Personal

  In hospice I work on the edge of this world, often peering into the vast unknown of where my patients eventually transition to: the Great Beyond. This past week my youngest son brought up the subject of MY death, … Continue reading

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Spinach and Ice Cream

Yesterday one of my patients I have been seeing for about a month opened up and asked me the big question I often get asked “When?” “When will I die?”  I always answer honestly that I do not know, it … Continue reading

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Signs from the Universe

Today was a day of frustration, having received my work assignment in the morning only to have it changed three times in fits and burst over a course of the morning hours until finally I stood in front of the … Continue reading

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Four Crows and Car

Yesterday my car refused to start after I left my second visit of my hospice day.  I was sitting out front of the house asking my Angels to start it again, I admit it had been sputtering for a while … Continue reading

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The Light

The Light – I spend a great deal of time witnessing the end of life.  I often see my patient’s eyes refocus from this world to the next, their lips moving in silent conversations with invisible loved ones.  I watch … Continue reading

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Orbs two

Orbs Two Last week I visited a hospice patient in a snowstorm.  He had come home from the hospital after his daughter made the decision not to insert a gtube, a feeding tube, as his body was shutting down and … Continue reading

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Waiting for Forgiveness

Yesterday I was called to the mysterious world known as the ICU. Being a hospice nurse this is the other end of the spectrum from my work. Here the courageous nurses of the ICU work miracles to keep their patients … Continue reading

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