Listen to the beauty of people’s lives

Candace (not her real name) was my patient at the hospital. Candace was admitted to High Level Hospital because of pre-mature labor. Candace was a First Nation young woman in her late teens. In one of the nurses report, I had heard nurses at make comments about Candace narcotic seeking behavior. Nurses talked of how in her previous pregnancies, Candace had kept on requesting for Tylenol 3 for pain, we were warned to monitor and be careful with the administration of pain medications to her. Deep in me was a voice calling to listen to Candace’s story, asking that I … Continue reading Listen to the beauty of people’s lives