4th Anniversary

Today is this blog’s 4th anniversary.  Wow, time sure has flown by, and I am left a bit stunned.  It felt like just yesterday I wanted to become a paramedic.  Looking back over the last year, I have dialed back quite a bit from writing due to what we would call:  Life.  However, I was … Continue reading


**Note:  This is a personal post and not meant as advice in any way on how to cope with a bad call.  I do highly recommend seeking CISD, as it was very helpful from my personal experience. So I have been on a writing hiatus for a good several months.  I believe I did mention … Continue reading

Rough Patch

Yesterday was my blog’s third anniversary and it also happened to be my Primary Care Paramedic convocation 🙂  Although it was kind of strange having my convocation nine months after I’ve finished my course, it was really nice being able to catch up with my classmates and to have that hard earned diploma in my … Continue reading


You ever had a call where you wished you could have done more?  Where after a call you can’t help but have this nagging feeling that just doesn’t leave you?  Where you feel bad inside, guilty, like you owed your patient something, something more than what you have given.  But deep inside you knew you … Continue reading

  • Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose. -Tom Krause