Tag Archives: persistence

FMM 1 12 18 Liminal Messages

“You die, but most of what you have accumulated will not be lost; you are leaving a message in a bottle.”~ Umberto Eco. “I thought you had stick-to-it-iveness.”  When I came to the USA from the UK, I was a recently graduated state registered nurse, the proud accomplishment rewarded after three years and three months […]

FMM 10 23 15 Learning from failure

“Into a daybreak that’s wondrously clear, I rise…” ~Maya Angelou Nursing school is hard.  It’s supposed to be.  The amount of information you need to obtain; the skills that you must develop; the understanding of the human body in sickness and in health that you have to grasp; it is not for the faint-hearted.  Then […]