The author got his first medical training in the Army in the mid-1980s. He has worked as a policeman, a paramedic, a Safety Manager and many other positions. He says he basically didn’t know what he wanted to be when he grew up. This book has taken form over many years and numerous fun evenings with friends. All these stories started as actual calls and have been told as stories at barrooms, diners and get togethers. B.J. Schneider currently lives in the New Orleans area with his family and continues to work in the medical and health field as well as pursue a career as an author.