Hello, my name is Susan McMullen. I live in Marietta, GA and I am a professional speaker and registered nurse who has not only worked in direct patient care for 26 years, but I have also taken care of both of my parents, all while being married and raising three children.
For 8 years, I provided care to my mother until her passing at home, surrounded by family and loved ones. After her death, my family and I moved in with my 70 year old father. For the next 15 years, until July 21, 2009, I orchestrated basic everyday needs along with financial matters, doctor appointments, administering medicines, and eventually made sure that my father’s ultimate wishes concerning life and death were fulfilled.
Through the many years of taking care of others, I have become an expert at navigating through the medical maze, overcoming personal guilt and recognizing how important it is, whether in a hospital setting or at home, to take care of yourself if you are going to take care of others.
I am on a journey to reclaim my love affair with life! You are invited to join me and share your own care giving stories! Together we’ll laugh and cry from stories that will touch our hearts.
Give yourself PERMISSION to be important, to take care of you, to leave guilt behind and to love every moment!
Great things are waiting!