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About me

Occupation mom, tries to write....."Desk" emt-b
Location Glenn Allen, Virginia, United States
Introduction Medicine and health fascinate me, Could i do it all again, Med School or Nursing School.....? Recently recertified as an emt-b, which i love. I have a useless degree in Sociology ("would you like fries with that?"), but would love to work in some area of health or ems someday. Ha. Like, i'm a little old for "Someday". i have a dear hubby and a 18 year old son who has a wonderful, wicked sense of humor and is so smart it is scary sometimes. i read many blogs and appreciate you all for your thoughtful insights and wonderful humor...thanks!
Interests Anything to do with EMS, medicine, health, fitness, animals, horsebackriding, reading, my family (oh, yes,, history, the history of medicine in particular, browsing bolgs, especially health and medical.
Favorite Movies The Shawshank Redemption, Brokeback Mountian, Bringing Out the Dead, Philadelphia, Ordinary People, Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? For My Father
Favorite Music oh, wow....just about anything, depending on my mood...I am particular to the sound track from "Sweeney Todd" these days. I love classic rock, the Eagles, Journey, Sheryl Crow (especially her old "rocker girl" days), always, always, "The Boss" Bruce Springsteen, Steppenwolf, John Denver, Doug Cotler (sings Jewish music in English and Hebrew, both Classic and popular...excellent!) Sara Maclachlan....etc, etc...!
Favorite Books Where to start...i guess my always all time childhood favorite "All Creatures Great and Small" (and the rest of James Herriott's books), the "All of a Kind Family" books (also from childhood), "The Kite Runner" (my "current all time favorite!) by Khaled Hosseini, anything by Yasmina Khadra, especially "Wolf Dreams" and "The Attack", books written by physicans about their relationships with patients #'s one and two "Complications" and "Better", by Atul Gwande, MD, "In a House of Dreams and Glass" (about a psychiatrist's residency), "Mount Misery" (the sequel to "H of G", ) "Treatment, Kind and Fair: Letters to a Young Doctor" by Perri Klass, "Wasted A Memior of Anorexia and Bulimia" by Marya Hornbacher, "Room to Grow", by Tracy Gold, "The Septembers of Shiraz", by Dalia Sofer...........!!!!!

If you were a wrestler, what would be your finishing move?

Finishing move??? i'm the one there to hold c-spine!