Blessings in Life

“Dear God, Thank you for all  the blessings in my life, big and small. Thank you for surrounding me with people who love and care about me.”

Blessings in life

NDLM

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Hellos – Goodbyes – Life

“Life is a series of hellos and goodbyes.”

~ Billy Joel; Say Goodbye to Hollywood

Hellos - Goodbyes - Life

NDLM

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#BlueAndGreenDay

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Life – Breathe

“For long you live and high you fly, and smiles you give and tears you’ll cry, and all that you touch and all you see, is all your life will ever be.”

~ Pink Floyd; Breathe

Life - Breathe

NDLM

 

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Layers of Life

“As you get older, you gather layers of life. You wear them proudly, or they take you down. I choose to wear mine.”

~ Rita Coolidge

Life of Layers

NDLM

 

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Transplant Nurses Day

“Bound by paperwork, short on hands, sleep and energy… nurses are rarely short on caring.”

If you’ve read my blog for a while, you know I have a LOT of affection for nurses in general, I love them and all they do every day.

But, today is about a special kind of nurse, the Transplant Nurse. And today is the day we thank them, we honor them and also remember how VERY important they are in the lives of pre and post transplant recipients.

The transplant nurses are a small group wonderful people that watch over us, take care of us, as well educate and encourage us.

They can be a phone call away, or just down the hall if you are in the hospital. They are always ready, willing and able to deal with (real or imagined) issues that threaten us. And as much as all recipients appear to be the same, in reality we are all medical enigmas ….. which can make the job of a Transplant Coordinator extremely difficult.

I want to not only thank my team of transplant nurses and coordinators (pre & post transplant, ICU, and on the nursing floors), but to THANK ALL TRANSPLANT NURSES around the globe. You are an amazing group of clinicians.

In addition to receiving the “Gift of Life”, we have also received the gift of these Transplant Nurses touching our lives.

They deserve a profound THANK YOU and lots of LOVE!

May God bless them all!

txnurse

 

 

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Blessed Life

“The word “lucky” is an understatement. I think the word “BLESSED” best describes my life.”

Blessed Life

NDLM

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Courage Of Life

“Courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of the final moment. But it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.

A man does what he must in spite of personal consequences.”

~ John F Kennedy

Courage

NDLM

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Life – Joy

“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.”

~ R Tagore

Life - Joy

NDLM

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Happy Easter

“God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, ‘I love you.'”

~ Billy Graham

Christ On Cross

 

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