Team Cheryle


Category: Accident 1/30/2016

New perspective…

I have been working on updating my page, and I realized when I looked under About me… I had some changes to make. At the time I was merely introducing myself and letting my readers learn a bit about me. That is when I realized one significant difference I needed to make. I have removed […]

Life on the Island..

I have been living on an Island for the past 2 weeks. Everything that I possibly could need is within arms reach of my Island. Computers, to notebooks, pens, and textbooks all within arms reach of my Island. The times that I travel from my Island I am never alone. I get an escort to […]

Happy March…

Welcome Back with a New look! It has been a long few months. My page has been under construction and today the team worked very hard and got me back up and running. Big Thank You!! Chris and Lisa, you’re both amazing. I have been doing a lot of searching the past few weeks. I […]

The 5 exam points that failed my family…

As I sit here waiting….I think about the 5 exam points that failed my family. I have been told, God closed this door because it not the path I am suppose to take. I have been told, to refocus on what I really want to do. I have even been told that, well this means […]

Monster within…

To say that this term has been a struggle, is an understatement. Well, for me to say that would not be 100% fair.  I have been lucky enough to join an amazing group of future nurses. I was welcomed with complete open arms and hearts. I could not ask for a better group of graduates […]

Happy June 2016

Happy June Team! I know it has been a hot long minute since I have posted. I have been a little busy. I will be posting again on a regular basis. If you follow me on FB then you know that I promised a BIG announcement tonight with this post…I will do that I promise. […]

view from the rear view mirror

   Imagine you are sitting in the drivers seat of your car. The feel of the seat under your legs. Your feet resting on the floor. Your right foot is hovering over the gas pedal. You are thinking about 20 different things…work, should you get a coffee now or when you arrive? does your shirt […]

I will because I know I have too…I’m just scared.

FEAR Simple Definition of fear : to be afraid of (something or someone) : to expect or worry about (something bad or unpleasant) : to be afraid and worried Fear is a funny emotion. It can make your heart race. It can make your palms sweat. . Fear can paralyze you. Fear really is an irrational emotion. Just thinking […]

PTSD…how it really feels

Sometimes I feel alone. Sometimes I feel like I’m the only one who feels this way. Sometimes I feel like I will never smile again…. Then I do.  Today has been a rough day. The smile that I have been holding on too has started to slip again. I am trying to hold it up […]

The words I did not want to hear…

Hello, Team… I have an update to share with you. First, I want to thank the Spicer family (Patti, John, and Carrie) for my BEAUTIFUL flowers that were delivered today. It was just what I needed to brighten my day. (I will be adding pictures in a bit..)   Now, I can share my news. […]

How can I care for him, when I can’t care for myself?

I worked on this post a few weeks ago. I did not get a chance to post it. Some of the things I write about are painful. Not only to me but to the ones I love. I have been asked, “How do I what I do?” I do it because I Love him.  As […]

8 weeks

8 weeks 56 days 1,344 hours That is how long it has been since the accident. I have come to very far. I am very proud of all that I have accomplished. I work very hard, and keep working hard to get back to my normal. Yes, I know what you’re thinking, “she is not […]

I have some good news to share…

Time for an Update: Hi team: I have been working hard with over the past few weeks. I am on a deadline to return to work. When I told my medical team that I had 12 weeks of FMLA, that I need to be able to return to work and  at the time we were […]

Same journey just a different view..

Today is the first day of spring! That means new beginnings, fresh starts and new growth. I have been reminded that a few times in my life I have been given the opportunities for a fresh start. Some of the opportunities I asked for and some I did not. When I started nursing school I […]

Adventure Log –>Day 51

Hello Team… I have been MIA for a few days and I wanted to check in with you. Today marks 7 weeks or day 51 of my adventure. I have decided to call this experience an adventure because when I looked up the definition of adventure. It stated an unusual and exciting, typically hazardous, experience […]

The things I wish I could say…

Happy St. Patricks Day Do you ever have days that you have so many things to say, but you are not able too? I have so many things that I want to say, and I am not able too. I want to scream at the top of my lungs. I want to stand on the […]

What keeps me awake at night…

What keeps me awake at night?   Removing Glass: I have glass that I’m pulling out of my neck, chest, and back. Tiny little slivers that are working to the surface of my skin. I have been told that I will be doing this for years to come. School: Joining a new class to graduate […]

Whats new?

Hello, team! I have not talked to you in a few days. I figured that I would send out a few little updates: I got to spend the past two days doing some  PT outside. The weather has been beautiful. When I don’t have my leg up in the air, or with ice packs surrounding […]


According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of the word Independence: has two definitions: Simple Definition: independence freedom from outside control or support : the state of being independent the time when a country or region gains political freedom from outside control Full Definition of independence 1:  the quality or state of being independent I have decided to write a letter […]

Good Afternoon, Team!!

Good Morning, Good Afternoon and if I don’t see you, Good Evening and Good Night….  Today starts my first day of ICE Therapy… Yup, it’s as cold as it sounds…it’s very cold.   My goal with this is to decrease the swelling in my ankle and knee. It’s kinda like the song that you can’t […]