Author Archives: arizela

About arizela

I’m a NICU nurse and lactation counselor, currently on hiatus to pursue a PhD in nursing which focuses on the development of health across the lifespan. I write books, articles, and blogs in between my duties as mom, wife, and student. I own a tool belt, and I’m not afraid to use it.

Introducing…

Our new collaborators: Kasey Mackenzie Kasey Mackenzie is a published author and certified paralegal with over 10 years of experience in the legal field, most recently working for a large, multi-practice law firm in St. Louis, Missouri. She possesses a Master’s … Continue reading

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Exciting Changes

So I’ve been maintaining this blog as my health and time allow for a couple of years now. I looked back over the statistics and realized that despite my health hiatuses and extended periods of forgetting this place exists over … Continue reading

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Cautery Basics

A question hit my inbox recently regarding cautery. If you’ve never heard the term before, cautery (aka cauterization) means the intentional burning or scarring of tissue as a means to: Stop blood loss and seal blood vessels Sever tissue (for … Continue reading

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