Journey from nurse to writer: What I want to share with you

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Writing has always been a passion of mine.

Growing up I loved writing short stories accompanied with my own crayon/marker drawings. I would write stories based off of dreams and use copious amounts of imagistic adjectives. It was a lot of fun even though nobody read them (except me!).

I have found another passion in nursing, and the art of helping people heal. I don’t think of myself as a healer. It is something that is done by the individual, but I am so grateful and privileged to have a career where I can help facilitate healing. Being a nurse has really opened my eyes to a lot of things, mostly good, but some unfortunate.

So, writing+nursing=blog

I think that as a nation (myself included) we have gotten so far taking care of our bodies that we rely heavily on prescription medications and emergent trips to acute care centers. As a nursing professor, I stress importance on the best treatment being prevention. In 2008, 62.2% of 2.6 million working nurses in the United States work in medical or surgical hospitals (AACN, 2015). By the time a patient needs to go to a medical or surgical hospital, it means we have failed in preventing the problem.

So, how do we get back on track? Well I’m working on it! I am a Doctor of Nursing candidate at the moment, and with my degree I hope to help people get back to the basics and live life to their fullest. I will never prescribe medications, rather facilitate people to make the best decisions for their mind and body. I hope to use this platform to reach people and share what new information I come across (recipes, holistic healing, research, etc).

I think that we are all intricate pieces of the universe put on this earth by God and there is a plan for each of us. I’m excited to be siting here in my kitchen on this rainy day sharing this with you, and can’t wait to see what the future holds. Comment and let me know what drives you everyday. I’m looking forward to meeting and talking with you.

More to come!

Always look up,

Megan