A veterinary technician, writer and animal advocate from New York. Currently living in South Florida and desperately trying to escape. Runs on Starbucks and the love of her husband and 7 rescue animals.
My Second First Day At Work
My first day at work, years ago, I started as a receptionist. I was so excited to put on my scrubs and go to work at a veterinary hospital. It was a foot in the door to the world that I desperately wanted to be a part of.
National Dog Month!
August is National Dog Month! As a vet tech, former dog trainer, dog mom and overall dog enthusiast, I thought why not celebrate our canine companions with some fun and interesting facts about them?
What About The Rest Of The Sea?
As Shark Week approaches every summer, you will find posts on my Facebook page gleefully announcing 'It's the most wonderful time of the year!' with pictures of sharks.
My Vocal Wishlist
I want the world... I want the whole world... I want to lock it all up in my pocket it's my bar of chocolate.... Sorry, minor Willy Wonka moment. Ahem...
If you were deprived of food, water and sleep, you would die first from lack of sleep. Sleep is when your body heals itself from everything you put it through all day long. So what happens when sleep won't come?
Shoved Back Into The Real World
I am obsessed with Hamilton. Obsessed. Lin Manuel Miranda is a lyrical genius and a gift to us all. For the last three months, I've been out of work on worker's comp but last month I discovered Vocal and everything about how I spent my time in between Occupational Therapy and doctors appointments changed. I started writing.
The Career I Never Had
Dream big. That's what I grew up hearing. Dream BIG. I don't know how to dream any other way. Most of my dreams kept changing though, there were just too many things that I wanted to do.
Black Cats Are Not Bad Luck
A little over a week ago, I did a piece about popularly believed myths about dogs. Well, it's the cats turn now! Just like dogs, cats have some pretty widely held beliefs about them that are simply not true. As with the piece on dogs, I will start by saying that this piece is not intended to shame anyone. Popular beliefs become popular because they're taught; handed down from generation to generation.