Recent content by enjoynz

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    EMTLife Lifetime friend

    Hi all..I just wanted to give a quick shoutout to Matt and the original mods of Emtlife for creating this website...Because of this channel I have made lifetime friends...One is a flight medic from ND whom I and my husband are going to visit, stay with and also tour Alberta Canada in a months...
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    The MCI short story I wrote' Keep Your Head' Free YT video

    Hi All ...As promised awhile ago, here it the MCI short story I wrote at the end of last year...I have read it out on my YouTube channel (wear headphones)..I hope you like it...Please bear in mind, some of the ambulance terms will be different, because it is set in New Zealand. I'd love to know...
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    Just wanted to share!

    The competition is an open writers short story competition - top price is $400... which would come in handy for this poor I'm glad you'd like to hear the story...that is cool...thank you and thank you for taking the time to comment. :)
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    Just wanted to share!

    I have a online friend in PA (He has just become a Vollie FF/EMT recently, lol) and he is going to read the story on his YouTube Channel once the writing competition is over. (Also remember it is set in NZ, so some of the terms we use are different.) I'll have to post it in the advertising...
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    Just wanted to share!

    Some of you know me...but most of you probably don't...however, I just wanted to share something with you all. I've just finished writing a short story for a writer's competition here in New Zealand...but the subject I decided to write about is a bit of a taboo EMS subject...PTSD. I set the...
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    Mental problems on the rise?

    Not that I worked on an ambulance in years, but with the online sites I belong to, and having university age children, I'm alarmed at how many folk, especially young people, are dealing with some form of mental illness. I think pressures of modern day living, whether it be because of study, work...
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    Paramedic in stable condition after fatal ambulance crash

    A sadly event for the New Zealand ambulance service...These incidents don't happen very often in New Zealand...but when they do...everyone in the service feels for the crews involved... Link attached...
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    Free EMS theme short story I wrote.

    Hi Emtlife Members I was told I have to put this thread in advertising, not that I am trying to advertise. It is more of a give back to you guys. Some of you have known me for awhile...but I guess a percentage of the new members won't have heard of me, unless you have read some of the older...
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    the 100% directionless thread

    lol...Thanks for your input Jim37F.....I have revised some of the script....and yes, I now know you 'respond' to fires, you don't 'attend' them! ;)(This story is set in Chicago.IL) if there is anyone from that area that is happy to help me with any other questions I might have about your...
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Well thanks for the heads up...I'll take that into consideration...given that it may well be read on Youtube by an American! But if I use all your words it is not my work! :)
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Ok... so how would you write it? Given that I have already run this by an ex-FF from Ohio! ;)
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Here you go....this what I have written.......just for you! Back at the station one of the crew cooked up steak and fries. Franco was looking forward to chowing down on his dinner. He had got really cold on the last job and a hot meal was a welcoming sight. Sadly, that wasn’t going to happen...
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Ok folks...some help please!...I'm writing a short story set in Chicago about an FF, and being a Kiwi that is no mean feat! I'm assume a number of you EMS folk work with the FD. So I thought I'd ask you on here!.... What sort of meals do you get served up while on shift? ...Something that is...
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Merry Christmas EMTlife faithful! Have a joyful and safe one! Cheers From Kiwiland (New Zealand)!
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    Any Emtlife oldies, like me, still around?

    Is it that boring Matt!....How was that never told me?