The days feel long but the years are short! This year has by far been THE YEAR OF THE MOST CHANGES for both my husband and I professionally and personally AND. I. AM. HERE. FOR. IT. 2019 brought many travels, many unknowns, more transitional stages than I initially anticipated, and new beginnings. Anyways, this is… Continue reading 2019 Year in Review: Transitional Hallway Phases and New Beginnings
When you look good, you feel good and when you can wear clothing that is basically the daytime equivalent to pajamas --well, you feel great!! After three months in the real world as an occupational therapist (#promOTe) in the hospital setting, I am in scrubs five to six days a week; I'm so much… Continue reading Scrub Review : Maevn Magic
2016 was a whirlwind for me. Rang in the 2016 New Year with my family in Epcot along with everyone else in the world, the park was filled to max capacity! Wrote my first blog post out of frustration, necessity, and determination to advocate for DO and OT after one too many individuals questioned… Continue reading 2016 Year in Review: Reflecting on the End of My Occupational Role as Student and Recharging for New Role as Fiance and OT Practitioner
"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." -Henry David Thoreau A little cornea, I know, But... the point is that a group of people looking at an identical image can see and feel different things. An avid runner who wakes up in the hospital from a car wreck to a double BKA will likely… Continue reading Low Vision: DO You See the pOTential?
Occupational therapy is a powerful, science-driven, and evidence-based profession. Part of an OT's role is to help meet society's occupational needs. However, how can we help meet these needs, if OT is not widely known much less widely understood? April 1-30 was designated "OT Month" to correspond with AOTA's Annual Conference & Expo. I decided to participate in… Continue reading OT Month: ABCs of OT 2016
"An osteopath must know the shape and positions of every bone in the body, as well as that part to which every ligament and muscle is attached. He must know the blood and the nerve supply. He must comprehend the human system as an anatomist, and also from a physiological standpoint. He must understand the form of… Continue reading MeDical doctor vs. DOctor of Osteopathic Medicine: DO your research