Archive for Saint Joseph East

My Angel

November 28, 2011 No Comments

Late one afternoon I received a call from HR asking me if I had time to interview an applicant. The HR rep said she had a walk-in interested in my vacant position. I agreed and she walked the applicant to my office. As my assistant, Roberta, and I talked with the applicant we learned she […]

Miracle patient Maria Miller wakes from coma to find strong support at Saint Joseph East

September 21, 2011 1 Comment

In November 2010, Maria “Moddie” Miller was on a weekend kayak trip at Lake Cumberland. As a Lexington Christian Academy teacher and former aerobics instructor, Miller had always been active and athletic, but by the second day she just didn’t feel well. She had no energy and a fever of 102. Back in Lexington her […]

A Shoulder to Lean On

August 30, 2011 No Comments

Teresa Fightmaster will NOT give in to breast cancer. As she says in the story she posted on “WILL survive! Early detection saved me twice!” Fightmaster, a registered nurse with the Saint Joseph Heart Institute at Saint Joseph East (SJE), was pretty much alone when she went through breast cancer the first time. That […]