42 year old female, married with two great kids, a daughter, 16, and a son, 8. They are my life and keep me quite busy. Professionally, I am a registered nurse, and have been for 20 years now. I have worked in just about every aspect of the medical field/Nursing, but
[More] with the bulk of my experience being in "Med-Surg" (which is the pish-posh...a little bit of everything), Diabetes, HIV/AIDS, Dialysis, Ortho, Neuro, Head Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, to name just a few. I truly LOVE being a nurse! I have a LOT of personal experience with anxiety disorders and depression, and addiction has managed to touch my life indirectly more than once (having a close loved one go through it), so those are two issues near and dear to my heart that I have had quite a lot of experience dealing with also. I live in SW PA on several acres of land....very picturesque and pretty. Haven't been converted into a farmer's wife YET, although hubby is working on it. I am very honored be a community leader in several forums here on MH: Anxiety, Depression, Phobias, and Pre-Diabetes and Adoption. I'm proud to be a CL here at MedHelp, I enjoy "meeting" new people, and watching people help one another. It's very rewarding! I will answer PMs when I can, so if you've sent me a message, please be patient. Most of my time is spent in the "trenches", or the forums, answering questions. I hope you enjoy MH as much as I do!
"The future is literally in our hands to mold as we like. But we cannot wait until tomorrow. Tomorrow is now."~ Eleanor Roosevelt
“Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.”~Zig Ziglar
"What you allow is what will continue"
I just wanted to THANK YOU for ALL the Prayers & Support you have given me throughout all my difficult times. This last one was serious enough to of killed me or did more damage. Have to do cardiac rehab for awhile..Geeez I sure pray this is it for awhile..Had my share in these last couple of years..lol
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