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Ellie Patient Expert

Frederick, Maryland
I'm a paramedic in transition.  Working on my disaster management masters degree in England.
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Step 2 of 1 Million by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Last week I stayed up until midnight, on a day when I really didn't want to, in order to register for spring classes.  I have a vague memory of the first time I went to co ... Read on »
New Wild-Ass Plan by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc The trouble with this plan is that it has so many fail points that I am afraid to advertise it.  It is also a very long-game type of plan (at least four years to completion) ... Read on »
So, I'm afraid of bats. by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I just finished brushing my teeth when I heard a weird noise down the hall in my bedroom.  Noises themselves are not unusual, bedtime is a typical period for the cats to dec ... Read on »
Presentation by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc There's been some of discussion lately around work about wearing shorts on scenes in the summer.  Some providers argue that 'if they are truly sick, patients won't care what ... Read on »
Dream Job by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc When I was a kid, I wanted to be a paramedic.  Almost every year in my school books I said I wanted to be a firefighter, EMT, or paramedic. The evolution was easy.  Once I r ... Read on »
Not an Alien by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc It was a necklace.  A necklace of tiny plastic purple beads. Yes, those are definitely tiny plastic purple beads, or maybe not.  Is that a sex toy?  No, that is more ridicul ... Read on »
1000th Post! by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc This lovely orchid plant was my grandmothers, who kept the finicky plant alive for several years. It is now under my care...I give it a week. This, more importantly, a ... Read on »
30 Pearls by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I started this post back in last summer. I finally dreamed up the last couple while cleaning out my drafts. I'm cleaning out my draft posts because I am nearing a blogger ... Read on »
29 May 14 by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Remember micro machines? Read on »
25 May 14 by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc the all important gloucometer checks. Read on »
24 May 14 by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Okay, a lot of water fowl these last few days. Read on »
23 May 14 by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I'm not sure what's going on here, but these geese were escorting over 30 goslings! Read on »
22 May 14 by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc In an effort to not get caught up in the internet and waste a lot of time, I've been keeping the lappy closed.  Turns out, I just waste my time in different ways, and fall ... Read on »
21 May 14 by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc 180 bpm...little fast. Read on »
20 May 14 by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Work, or something. Read on »