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 breastcancersite.com: “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 […]