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I can be your Superman… woman… whatever!

Well, it seems I’m a certified first aider now. During three days, I attended a course by St. John’s Ambulance in London to learn how to perform first aid and it’s been interesting. On Monday, we were asked how confident we felt we could save someone’s life with what we knew about first aid, how confident we were in our skills, and of course, we all said zero or so. No confidence at all. Please, don’t get a paper cut in my presence, because surely you’re not going to survive it. We were told by the end of the course we would feel like wearing our underwear over our trousers, superhero style. For three days, we’ve been taking notes, looking at pictures and learning what the role of a first aider is. This was a course aimed at a work environment, but we can use our skills outside the workplace, if we choose to do so. We were 13 attendees, and initially we were feeling a bit quiet, shy, not really knowing what was going …