Skin Care By Marygrace Lomboy – Working as a nurse practitioner specializing in wound care, everyday I come across many skin issues ranging from skin tears to pressure ulcers to cancerous lesions that are very painful, odorous and draining. There are many reasons why the skin fails as your loved one’s disease progresses. Pressure ulcers, […]
And She Sang… -by Mickey Ryan, CRNP Almost 100 years old and as frail as a whisper, she came to the inpatient unit for relief of pain, caused by skin breakdown the likes of which none of us had ever seen. Her hip bone could be visualized without the benefit of X-Rays. She just didn’t […]
By Marygrace Lomboy – Today is Father’s Day, June 16th, 2013, and I am remembering my Dad and also reflecting back on what happened last Father’s Day. It was the first Father’s Day without him. He passed away a few months before and it felt so incredibly odd to me to have this day happen […]
I pray for my patients – mostly that God grants them peace… Prayer of St. Francis Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there […]
This is a special prayer that my friend, Coleen Kayden gave me. I loved it so much– it really speaks to the love and peace that is available to all of us… St. Therese of Lisieux
What is “Walking on Sacred Ground”? I have started this website to be a place where you can find encouragement, resources and discussion on end of life care. In addition to that, it is a sharing space to tell your story, to remember a special someone, or to help others along the way.