Category Archives: Nursing

THE ETIQUETTE OF THE GOODIE BAG

I’m thrilled to announce that I am soon to become a first time grandma. It’s been 27 years since my youngest child was born and the learning curve, for me, has been steep.  Who knew that babies preferred to have their wipes warmed? Luckily, … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING WILL

Ask any nurse to share a story of a memorable patient and you’ll likely be kept entertained for hours.  The stories may range from heart pounding  to heartwarming, with just  enough gore to make you regret asking.  But ask anyway.  Because I’m … Continue reading

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I MISS MY ER DAYS

Retirement from nursing has been a mixed blessing. As my memories fade of those hellishly busy days in the ER, when hours flew by with barely even time to pee, I find myself, oddly enough, almost missing the place. No, … Continue reading

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NURSES RULE

It’s been a year since my last nursing shift in the ER, yet I still think of myself as a nurse. It seems that being a nurse is a bit like being Catholic. Once a nurse, always a nurse, even … Continue reading

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