One year must be the Pink Blogoversary

So last night I was conducting web research (by which I mean watching funny web videos while I was supposed to be doing homework) when I got even more bored and yes… I googled my web-enabled alter ego name “Ckemtp”. Predictably, after wading through all of the Japanimation, German Star Trek Fan Fiction, and “Miscellaneous” links, I found a link to a post of mine on www.FireGeezer.com – It was to “The Medics are Revolting” and it just so happens that the post was my first post on this new blog site.

Or, I should say, “My one year old blog”.

Happy Blogoversary. I didn’t know that I’d been ranting on this particular site for a year thus far. Strange… but it doesn’t seem that long at all. Wow.

I read the post and remembered exactly how I was feeling when I wrote it. It’s pretty easy to remember, because in a lot of measurable ways, I still feel that frustration. However, after spending a year as the Head Blogger In Charge (HBIC) here at LUTL I can say that I’ve gotten a lot of positive energy from the readers who have bought in, thrown down, and otherwise participated in the growing discussion that the other bloggers out there and I have been passionately trying to foster.

It’s been a heck of a year, no question.

So I give you my first post on this incarnation of Life Under the Lights, “The Medics are Revolting”

I figure that I’ll probably be writing on topics similar to this for some time to come. Thanks for paying attention, I’m honored and humbled that you’re here. Thank you all.

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Also!! Wait!! Before you click the link above this one, I gotta ask you a question… Notice anything different?

That’s right. Real EMS bloggers go pink.

This is a movement started by @Epi_junky at EMS Expo and also on her blog (Do I even need to say it?) PinkWarm(and)Dry.com then further championed by our friend The Happy Medic and the Chronicles of EMS team. Lots of bloggers are decidedly more Rouge these days in support of Boobies.

 Read the post that started this all: http://pinkwarmdry.com/2010/10/02/passionate-for-pink/

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  • Comments
    Ckemtp
    I Got Attacked – A Paramedic Speaks About Public Trust
    I somewhat agree, though I assure you I didn't set out to waste your time. I probably should have broken this down into two separate points as the second point was the one I most wanted to emphasize. My bad on this one, I'll do better next time. Thanks for the feedback. If you'd like,…
    2014-12-16 20:25:00
    hawk4080
    I Got Attacked – A Paramedic Speaks About Public Trust
    Wow. That was a total waste to read.
    2014-12-16 19:20:00
    retired ems medic
    I Got Attacked – A Paramedic Speaks About Public Trust
    The radios should have had a trouble button to eliminate the need to key the Mike and talk. Maybe the dispatchers need to be rotated out to the streets to get out of the mode of just getting the calls out and only half listening to the radio.
    2014-12-16 14:50:00
    HybridMedic
    I Got Attacked – A Paramedic Speaks About Public Trust
    We use "Signal C" as a code to relay a crew in distress. Takes a second for the dispatchers to confirm it, but it sends the nearest engine, battalion chief, fire investigator (who are sworn LEO's) and makes an officer in distress call to Memphis Police. The arrival of all those resources is quite... Dramatic.
    2014-12-15 14:29:00
    exmedic
    Welcome to the Club
    Not me anymore
    2014-12-15 09:17:00

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