Stressful Transitions III

Going home from the hospital! After any length of hospital stay home seems like the promised land. But in my experience, returning home after a serious illness can be unexpectedly stressful. After being cared for, all of a sudden you … Continued

Stressful Transitions II

Being admitted to hospital Rushing to the E.R. is stressful, but being admitted to hospital has its own stresses, whether or not you know about your hospital stay in advance. If your admission is planned, such as for surgery or … Continued

Stressful Transitions I

Or what to bring to the E.R. My family recently had the unfortunate experience of three Emergency Room visits in one week. This adventure has made me reflect on what we should have prepared in advance of an E.R. trip. … Continued