Category Archives: Everyday life

That week at work!

stress, patients, blessed, thankful,What a week at work! My week at work was filled with a variety of sick people. On the first day it started with a young child with epilepsy. He had about 7 seizures in the few hours that we were busy with him. Another patient had a hole in his throat. There was also an old lady who really struggled to walk and was in severe pain. Another one was vomiting the whole day in spite of various medicine to stop it. Did I mention the man on the wheelchair who cannot move or help himself. All of the patients (except one child) had cancer. And everything that could go wrong, went wrong. Continue reading That week at work!

Leaving work at work

leaving work at work, stress, pressureThere is value in keeping work at work when leaving for home. I am very fortunate not to take any work home, but what I didn’t realize is that I take the pressure and stress home.

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Family, Friends and a Funeral

family, friends, funeral
The past three days were not the way we planned 2 weeks ago. We planned a relaxing few days at home before we start to work again after the holidays… and then life happened. Continue reading Family, Friends and a Funeral

Old green car

Life consists of many memories, incidents that take place at a specific time and space. Some things that happen are big and have a huge impact in our lives. Others are small and almost insignificant, but if you look back at that moment you realize that there were people willing to help you with you little problem. Let me share one of our insignificant incidents with you. Continue reading Old green car

Good old days

When Little Captain was a few months old my sister sent me an eye-opening message. It went along the following lines: “you have a new-born for one month, a baby for one year, a toddler for 2 years, etc.” I think it is followed by a pre-schooler and continues until they are finished with school. It hit me hard that every stage of our children’s life is very short and that our time with them is limited. Continue reading Good old days