Supporters of First Responders: We See You

Are you someone who loves, holds, or supports a first responder? Hello, Hero.   That’s right, I think you’re a god-damned hero, just like the first responder that you know and love. It’s not always easy holding your partner when they’re operating under a lot of pressure, with long shifts and unpredictable schedules. Emergencies can be tough to plan family life around; your partner can’t exactly dip out from an incident for Christmas dinner, kids’ birthdays, or wedding anniversaries. To do this noble…

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We Were Never Meant to Do This Alone

In all my years, I have never experienced this much emotion. I constantly remind myself, “Drop your shoulders, breathe.” At the hockey rink, in grocery stores, in the waiting room of our clinic. This season has brought on changes and challenges we never could have anticipated, and the tension? It’s the palpable kind. When emotion gets really big, or when…

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