I am 48 years old (yes that's old compared to some of you).

I have worked in nursing and/or healthcare management positions for 24 years. Primarily OB, Neonatal, Mental Health, Occupational Health and Geriatrics. In Jan 2008 I started my own business to board horses and do equine/human education. I am also a certified dog trainer.

I've been around the block so to speak and seem to be always helping others. I've been told that the reason people seek me out for advice is that I am approachable and caring. But on the same token even though I consider the person's feelings. I tell it like I see it. I've dealt with people in trouble with the law, dysfunctional families such as those with abuse & marriage problems. Not to mention problems with employees and employers.

I don't ever claim to know it all, and always keep an open mind.


(Rating: 5) Thank you! Never listen to your first Dr. or your second one. If you know anybody who has cancer do anything you can to get them to call the Cancer treatment centers of America! I am alive and taking my life back up. I could've very easily been dead. I thank God every day that I am still alive. Thanks again! :)
(Rating: 5) Thanks for the link- it was very useful. I actually tried one of the recipes (banana/honey/egg), and my birds loved it :)
(Rating: 5) I really don't know what to say but thanks...
(Rating: 5) thank you so much. i know that you are getting feedback very late. but this is a very good answer and i just actually read it. my friend is now in what i would call recovery. he has a counselor and is on medication now. we talk often, and through everything that has happened, we have managed to stay great friends. this will be helpful to me in the future. if i ever feel suicidal or if someone i know ever does, i'll know what to do. thank you so much for helping me.
(Rating: 5) thanks for your reply, i've been looking for one at a reasonable price and somehow cant find a good quality one for less than $100 any idea where else i can search other than google?
(Rating: 5) Thanks for the link- it was very informative. Thankfully it cleared up on its own, but if anything happens, I know where to look.
(Rating: 5) thanks
(Rating: 5) thank you for your ideas!
(Rating: 5) Thanks. Why didn't I think of that?
(Rating: 5) Thank you very much :)
(Rating: 5) thank you very much.
(Rating: 5) Haha it's like you know me! I always have to make a mental list of things to say or do before I do them. I plan out everything =P Thanks for the advice =)
(Rating: 5) thanks, i will do that at his 18 month check-up (coming up soon) he does seem to hear me when I call him from another room though..
(Rating: 3) i'm not ruining my friendship. i'm jealous of her and my original question was how to stop being jealous of her, not asking for your opinion on my choices and actions.
(Rating: 4) It's hard to believe you that you can call someone bad names, and then want to be kind to her at the same time. (did i ask you what you thought? no.) thank you i'll try it. but you didn't get a 4 for puttin your opinion in it was because you wouldn't tell me what you thought it was.
(Rating: 5) i had to write an essay on stress releif for english, and those are very original, thank you so much
(Rating: 5) Thank you very much! :)
(Rating: 5) Thank you ,....I had so much doubt,Idon't have mother or father to talk to,they both left us when we were small.Since than I'm a complete closed woman /I was surprise to get through a relationship for 3 year long escaping reguraly from sex,.....I feel stupid and the worst is that I can't talk about this with nobody ............thank you
(Rating: 5) thankssss that helps alot =]
(Rating: 5) Thanks!
(Rating: 5) Thank you so much. I'll be sure to do all that-I cannot tell you how much I appreciate it.
(Rating: 5) thank you!
(Rating: 5) no my dog isn't spayed. MY DOG OMG. she does that with this like tiger thing. lol ..one day we do plain on having her have puppies. fdhdf. thanks
(Rating: 5) Thanks again!
(Rating: 5) Thank you! I wish this would count for your rating! Your advice is very thorough.
(Rating: 5) Thankyou! I think you hit the nail on the head with that one. I remember my ex used to say things to make me feel like there was no one else out there better for me and without him I would end up a lonely unhappy woman. He even had the nerve to tell me last year that he hoped I wouldnt marry anyone from (where I live) after I caught the bridal bouquet at my cousins wedding; but yet he never even hinted he wanted to marry me! It serves him right- now his friend can tell him how awsome I'm doing and he'll feel like the biggest loser. He probably told his friend how depressed he thought I was- so the jokes on him! You're right I deserve better. Once again thanks!
(Rating: 5) thanksss!
(Rating: 5) thankss. yeah, shes better now.. she is a smaller dog..westie.
(Rating: 5) thank so much-sorry it took so long i just came back to the site :)
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(Rating: 5) Thanks for the great advice. After researching it, I think I will go with a Chocolate Lab. Thanks again. You helped me enormously! Thank you!
(Rating: 5) Thanks
(Rating: 5) thanks :)
(Rating: 5) thanks that made me feel better
(Rating: 5) Thanks!
(Rating: 5) thank youu<3
(Rating: 5) thanks! =)
(Rating: 5) haha wow thats mad cool
(Rating: 5) Thanks.
(Rating: 5) Thank you=)
(Rating: 5) because my phone sux and my mom said i cant get a new phone unless this one breaks
(Rating: 4) i am emotionally ready but i'm not physically ready... i dont have my period... and i'm 15.. but ya thanks anyway!!
(Rating: 5) thank you so much
(Rating: 5) Thanx.Hay,do you mind if i put you on my Fav columist lists?I just tried it and...right noe Fluff is playing with Andy's tail and he doesn't mind!Than a million,Nallie
(Rating: 5) thank you so much. you have really been a great help
(Rating: 5) Awesome idea, thanks!
(Rating: 5) thanks
(Rating: 5) thaaaank youuu! :D
(Rating: 5) thank you! and yeah, its all better now!
(Rating: 5) thankx.
(Rating: 5) Thank you. i have asked him to schedule things on my days off and he says he has to work. but he gets out most of the time by 3pm. And i dont really work alot during the week.
(Rating: 5) thanks for the advice
(Rating: 4) thanks!
(Rating: 5) He had her for 5 months. I didnt think about all the good points you brought up. No I did not support her because he said he would take care of it. (at the time he was lonely and he wanted her there) I suppose that does make me look like a bad dog-parent huh?... damn.
(Rating: 5) thank you so much for your advice. its nice to hear from someone who actually knows what theyre talking about.
(Rating: 5) thanks a bunch!
(Rating: 4) Yeuh ik i might not be right now but when he turns 18 he wants to have kids with me.. So yeuh lol
(Rating: 5) thnx ill try it
(Rating: 4) Thanks! You gave me a lot of information I needed.
(Rating: 5) thanks so much!
(Rating: 5) well yeah i guess thx=]but she dont even wanna go with him she just dosent want me 2 b with him but wutever its koo
(Rating: 5) You're right. It's worth to stay clean to save the cat. I think I'll try that. Thanks :-)
(Rating: 5) thank you
(Rating: 5) thank you sooooo much, thats a really really good idea. thx again
(Rating: 5) thanks you're a lot of help!
(Rating: 5) thankkks so much.
(Rating: 5) Aww... thanks! Yeah i go down to the animal shelter but i havent been in a while. I suppose i should start that back up again.
(Rating: 5) aww thanks<3
(Rating: 5) thx alot tht really did help
(Rating: 5) Thank you soooooo much!
(Rating: 5) thanks sooooooooo much!
(Rating: 5) Thanks a bunch!
(Rating: 3) i knwo the lizardhas to eat as well but i feel bad for the baby mouse. idk if it tame or wild.. but its eyes arent even open yet
(Rating: 5) i need more help with it tho.. i will ask you another question about it , thanks!
(Rating: 5) well now its pretty nuch healed..it happened before and just took about a week and its the same thing this time..i think the alarm clock idea is good and i should prolly get an alarm clock just for the contacts and set it for like 1am each day in case i fall asleep or w/e.
(Rating: 5) thank you, that helped a lot!
(Rating: 5) thanks for the help :)
(Rating: 5) ok thanks i will definitely work on it
(Rating: 5) thxxx, i think its a full length incision=[
(Rating: 5) thanks a lot! =]
(Rating: 5) thank you i hope it works.
(Rating: 5) Thanxs a tones! =')
(Rating: 5) thanks, thats what i thought i should do
(Rating: 5) thanks a bunch:)
(Rating: 5) thanks that made alot of sense
(Rating: 5) Thanks, that was different from everyone else's perspective. I appreciate the different point of view!
(Rating: 2) I did the aveeno bath and patted his skin but havent tried the solarcain as of yet, thank you. I have also tried aloe vera and that does not seem to calm him down either. Also the pink stuff, is that ok? (calamine lotion)
(Rating: 5) thanks!
(Rating: 4) thanks alot ur ideas really helped Jesser
(Rating: 5) Thank you so much! I will let you know the results. Your1
(Rating: 5) thanks so much. im heading to the doctor this afternoon!
(Rating: 5) thanx so much <3
(Rating: 4) Thank you.
(Rating: 5) thanks. i'll check it out.
(Rating: 5) Thank you so much!!!
(Rating: 5) thanks soo much. your response really really helped me. i think im just going to wait a while anyways just to see how things go on with us being friends & see how he deals with the whole religion thing then. i personally dont think religion matters. but he's completely different & our views about things are soooo different its not even funny. :] but thanks again!!
(Rating: 5) thank you. yeah my mattress is kinda screwed... i jumped on it alot as a kid (=
(Rating: 5) poop
(Rating: 5) Thanks <33 This will help a lot :]

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