Archive for Flaget Memorial Hospital

Letter to Flaget Memorial Hospital

June 19, 2012 No Comments

Dear FMH Emergency Room: “My husband was transported to Flaget Memorial Hospital by the EMS team with symptoms of a heart attack. Because of the skills, care and attention given to him, my husband is back home and resuming his normal activity. We are truly grateful to the staff on duty that day along with […]

December 29, 2011

December 29, 2011 No Comments

***Patient names have been changed to protect privacy*** It was a Monday morning in July, as I arrived at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown, Kentucky. I knew from the white rose in the crystal vase displayed in the nurses’ station that we had a death on Sunday. I paused for a moment and smiled knowing […]

Snow Angel

November 18, 2011 No Comments

***Patient names have been changed to protect privacy*** The phone was ringing on Monday morning before I could set my coffee cup down and take off my coat, scarf and gloves. Snow had fallen and the air was frosty and bitter. Winter had been severe in Kentucky and people were getting weary from the elements. […]

The Dance

November 1, 2011 No Comments

As I called my patient’s name for registration I remember thinking how she was so well dressed and accessorized. Her outfit, hair, makeup and jewelry were just perfect. Yet, she looked so sad and barely responded to my introduction. My first thought was that she was upset with having to wait so I quickly apologized. […]


October 3, 2011 No Comments

I don’t believe in coincidence. I do believe that God puts certain people in our paths for a reason. Only God could use a Superhero T-shirt and a movie to facilitate a conversation and prayer. Flaget Memorial Hospital has a wonderful walking path for employees, visitors and the community to enjoy. At the entrance to […]

Surgery Helps Assistant High School Principal Lose More Than 100 Pounds!

July 5, 2011 No Comments

Penny Bradley had battled excess weight all her life. But when she reached a high of 254 pounds, the 5’ 3″Nelson County High School assistant principal began to fear she wouldn’t live to see her boys grow up. It was during a trip to Disney World two years ago with her husband and two little […]