I've discovered rather a few new blogs recently, but one in particular has really struck me, and I found myself reading the whole blog. I couldn't stop reading the posts, I started at the top and just kept going. Literally.
I think my favourite type of post is one that makes me think a little. Since starting my blog I think I've learnt a whole lot of stuff, whether it be about myself or about life, I've loved reading about other people's thoughts and experiences. And this blog definitely got me thinking, about everything.
Racing A Reaper is written by Aaron, and in his own words, gives 'an insight into the adventures of a Student Paramedic.'
I won't go into everything I've thought about since reading Aaron's blog, partly because it would take me a while, and partly because I want you guys to go and read it! Trust me, it's a really good read.
I've had some dodgy weeks recently, and with one thing or another, felt like complete rubbish, and/or a little stressed. But goodness, I think the first thing that hit me was that no matter how bad your day is going, someone else's is going far worse. From now on, I'm thanking my lucky stars for every day I don't have to dial 999.
The other thing that struck me was how many incredible things these guys must do on a daily basis, that you never hear of. Its insane. And quite honestly, I've never thought about it before. They just go around, casually helping and saving lives all the time! Like, what even..?!
When I think about this, compared to my day job, well... there's just no comparison! I think we all strive to help people, and we all want to feel like we've actually made a difference to someone, somewhere. I know for definite that I don't feel that my job helps anyone, and I'm definitely not helping someone with their life! Maybe sometime in the future this will change, who knows? But for now, reading how other people are making massive differences is actually really uplifting!
The paramedics we have here must be some of the strongest minded, most determined and compassionate people in our community, and who even knows what we would do without their hard work, and it got me thinking that they deserve so much more recognition for the stuff they do!
When I talk to Aaron about his job, and reading the posts, you can tell that these guys don't do their job for the recognition, they do it because they genuinely want to help people, and I think that's the most lovely thing.
I can also tell that Aaron's probably telling me to shut up and stop rambling now, as he has no idea I'm writing this, so I'm going to. I really just wanted to share the most recent blog that I (if not a bit unconventionally) stumbled across, and that has become one of my new favourites, with all of you lovely people, and if you have a spare 5 minutes, seriously go and have a read!