June 1970: Roadmap through the first surgical experience

Present Day: Univentricular congenital heart disease awaiting cardiac transplantation hospitalized at the Mayo Hospital It is December 14, 2014 and the eve before I am preparing for another journey by car with my oldest brother Jeffery, who lives in Appleton, … Continue reading

Future Nurse: Caring starts at a young age

My journey begins the day I entered into this world at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital the year of 1970 in Appleton, Wisconsin.  Where is this location you ask?  Picture Wisconsin as a left-handed mitten and place it on a flat surface with … Continue reading