Series: A Medic's Mind

Episode 212: Driving NASCAR

On this episode I reminisce about when I was just starting out as a “baby doc.” Driving lights and sirens may sound like a lot of fun, and sure, part of that assertion is true. But it also comes with a heaping dollop of vexation and stress. Listen through to the end to find out…

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Episode 211: B.C. is Hurting

As we see a gradual ease of the COVID-19 restrictions, hopes were that a return to normalcy was not too far behind. Sadly, what followed the residents of B.C., was more adversity. Wildfires are raging throughout the province, and as if that was not bad enough, 5 trades workers lost their lives in a tragic…

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Episode 210: July 6th, and the Blue Jays Suck!

Today (July 6th) is historically a tough day for me. It holds on a painful reminder of what was taken some years ago. And on each passing year, I try my best to share stories and experiences that I had with a hero… On July 6th of 2008, Private Colin WIlmot was killed while on…

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Episode 209: Dark Humor

On this episode we discuss the macabre sense of humor that is often concatenates itself to first responders. I share some anecdotes and opinion on the matter in hopes of peeling away some of the obfuscating nature of what dark humor is, and why it is so vital to those in service. If you like…

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Episode 208: Creeper House

With the abomination of heat that we currently find ourselves suffering through right now, it felt like the right time to release a summer themed episode. Again, this one on the lighter end of the spectrum. So, I think it would not be horrible advice to say; go grab a beverage, a nice cold beverage,…

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Episode 207: Gone Camping!

This past weekend I experienced camping for the first time since I was in the army. I also experienced another first in camping with children. Which is a whole other ballgame. Join me on this episode as I breakdown the good, the bad and the downright ugly of it all. If you like my work…

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Episode 206: A Boy Named, Ryan.

Summer is fast approaching and that means, heat, long days, warm nights and of course… memories. For me, Summer’s can be tough to navigate. But this year I am trying out something a little different—instead of angrily staring back at the sun or trying to hide from it—I am going to embrace it! Relive, reexperience…

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Episode 205: Adventures in Vasectomy

Yeah… it’s been quite the week… If you like my work and would like to support me and help me grow and advance in the storytelling world, consider becoming a monthly contributor; head over to: www.patreon.com/amedicsmind. There, you can browse each tier level and the benefits the go with them. Alternatively, if you’d prefer, you…

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Episode 204: Last Summer

This episode contains a blog read from my most recent blog post over at amedicsmind.com. As the days get longer and the heated days of summer approach, being back home in B.C., I can’t help but to ruminate just a little bit. This was one of the funniest stories that I have ever had the…

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Episode 203: California Sober?

On this episode I discuss my viewpoints on what it means to be “California Sober,” a term coined by singer/song writer, Demi Lovato. If you like my work and would like to support me and help me grow and advance in the storytelling world, consider becoming a monthly contributor; head over to: www.patreon.com/amedicsmind. There, you…

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