I’m starting to think about MdS as a restful vacation with a bit running thrown in. I’m not underestimating the desert...
Following Vol State 218/365Liza
A friend and coaching client is running Vol State right now, and I spent the day (when I wasn’t teaching) following her progress and updating the rest of the team with her progress. (Here’s a link to what Vol State is all about if you’re unfamiliar with it.)
Here’s the update I sent out because, after teaching for eight hours outside in 94 degree temps, my brain is too spent for more sentence-making.
What’s making me happy: Laughing with students.
I gave the wilderness medicine students a scenario with a deaf patient (after a lightning strike). I went around checking on the different groups’ progress and stopped at one group that was just talking to their patient. I asked how their assessment was going since the patient couldn’t hear what they were asking. The student holding the patient’s head answered, “He’s lipreading what I say.”
This is the patient’s orientation to the head holder’s mouth. “That’s one talented lip reader.”
We all laughed for a while — patient included.
Running: It was supposed to be 22, but I didn’t it get it done with the teaching. Pushing it to tomorrow. Boo.