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YOU HAVE TO START SOMEWHERE

The first official draft of the overview of my book. I don’t believe in hiding it until it’s all pretty and shiny … I’m sure there will be 5 more drafts … at least this is what my editors tell me ūüėČ But it’s been too long since I’ve shared any writing…so read on and feel free to leave me a comment. OVERVIEW – “Lessons From the Edge of Life” I watched the erratic, fibrillating line turn to a continuous fine, flat, fluorescent green band running across the monitor. The 6 nurses and 3 doctors were gathered together with their  ...

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SHARING IS CARING

Today I spoke at my high school alma mater, Tabor Academy. One of my fellow alumni friends asked if I would be willing to share my speech. What is not to love about sharing!? So here it is: Good morning! My name is Emily Johnson. I graduated from Tabor in 1998. My 4 years here were some of the best years of my life. I loved rowing on the crew team as well as being part of the cross country team. I performed horribly on the AP physics and French exam. Nonetheless; I did graduate from college! I am a registered nurse and also play a variety of other roles in both my personal and  ...

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Not enough people talk about this…

I believe that the foundation of leading a beautiful, BOLD, and¬†juicy¬†life¬†is knowing and sharing our truths.¬†A truth that I have shared is that I struggle with depression, anxiety, and PTSD. While I have made great strides in getting a handle on my mental health, there can be days where multiple triggers throw up a road block. Sometimes the road block is simply a wild turkey crossing the street causing traffic to slow down. I say this in jest since we have so many roaming around here on Cape Cod! Other times the road block is like one of those ugly, concrete jersey barriers. A colleague  ...